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Everyone knows gelatin or jello is a frugal, thrift friendly food.  Jello is more festive when you put it in a mold.  Save money by removing jello from the mold without leaving any behind.

When you remove the jello from the refrigerator, place a hot towel around the bottom of the mold.  Let it sit for a couple minutes.  Then carefully ease it from the mold.


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Frugal footnotes:

Here are a couple classic, frugal jello recipes.


Deluxe Lime Jello


1 package lime Jello
1 package lemon Jello
2 cups hot water
1 cup mayonnaise
1 carton cottage cheese
1 small can crushed pineapple
1 can sweetened condensed milk
1/2 cup chopped nuts

Mix all the ingredients together  and chill.



Easy Strawberry Jello


1 package strawberry jello
1 cup boiling water
1 carton frozen strawberries

Dissolve the jello in the boiling water.  Add the frozen strawberries, stir, and wait for them to thaw.  Put in a dish or mold and refrigerate until firm.







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