Cranberry Orange Turkey Ring
What was better than turkey salad in a cranberry-orange Jell-O ring? Um ... everything.
It's rumored that Johnny Cash wrote "Ring of Fire" after his mom made him eat this for dinner one night.
We'd rather hear this Veggie Trio play jazz than have to eat it.
After eating this for dinner, we'd beg our mom to wash our mouths out with soap.
Spiced Cream Cheese with Melon
Cream cheese with melon — for growing boys and girls, who would grow up hating cream cheese with melon.
Spam 'n' Limas
The thought of fried Spam and limas beans for dinner just made us lose ours.
Kraft Mac and Cheese Ring
Kraft's Mac and Cheese stuffed into your favorite Jell-O mold, garnished with fried Spam. Easy as tuna pie. Also: Julia Child just rolled over in her grave.
Under the Sea Salad
"Pear and cream cheese lie beneath a clear sea-green layer after unmolding."
Gravy made everything taste better, and by "taste better" we mean that we fed it to the family dog.
Sardine-stuffed lemons topped with olives. 'Nuff said.
Pineapple Jell-O in a Can
Why just eat pineapple when you could eat Jell-O pineapple? It's okay, you don't have to answer that question.
This jiggly dish was particularly popular with moms on Mars.
For those with a sweet tooth, this dessert fruit salad was naturally served with a side of mayo because God forbid one of these dishes should taste halfway decent.
Pretty in Pink
What expresses a mother's love more than an all-pink food party? Thanks for nothing, Joan Crawford!
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