You might be surprised to learn that The Jello Mold Mistress has a day-job. As much as I wish I could make jello full time, it doesn’t fully support my fancy lifestyle the high cost-of-living in Brooklyn. That said, I just landed a new day-job that I am very exciting about which means that jello has take a […]
Blood Orange Margarita Shots
Summer in the city can be brutal. August has brought with it a stifling heat wave that has lasted for weeks driving everyone, myself included, out of Brooklyn and onto the beach. Escape the heat with Blood Orange Margarita jello shots. Served in orange rinds, a mixture of silver tequila, triple sec, and refreshing blood orange San Pellegrino tastes just like summer and […]
Tequila Sunrise Shots
It’s hot. Its summer. Its National Tequila Day! (This Thursday July 24th to be specific). In my world, this means pretending to be poolside while sunbathing on my roof and knocking back some bright and sunny Tequila Sunrise Jello Shots!!! With all of goodness of the cocktail by the same name, its filled with gradient layers of OJ […]
Pomegranate Champagne Punch
Serve up something unique at your New Year’s Eve party this year, a gelatin twist on the classic celebratory beverage! This beautiful and bubbly gelatin punch is made with champagne, orange liqueur, pomegranate juice and has mandarin orange slices suspended throughout. This fun dish is sure to impress your guests as they ring in the […]
Year of the Snake
A couple of years ago for the Chinese New Year I made a Year of the Rabbit jello. According the the Chinese Zodiac, this year begins the Year of the Snake. I don’t have a snake mold so I used this goldfish mold to symbolize surplus in the new year. I made a traditional Chinese […]
The summer sun has officially risen over Brooklyn and this Memorial Day weekend was a scorcher (which meant I got in some much needed beach and biking time). To celebrate the holiday weekend and the love of the sun I made this Tequila Sunrise jello which was served at a backyard BBQ. Its gradient layers are made with real orange juice, silver tequila, and […]
Color Me Jello
Inspired by the colorfully creative and talented Katie Sokoler and her blog Color Me Katie I decided to make a super bright and shiny Color Me Jello. And since it was Katie’s birthday and since she lives in my neighborhood, I decided I’d just pop by and present it to her. Tickled, she took some fun photos […]
Orange Gin Jello
To celebrate the dual birthdays of Laura and Chris this weekend, I decided to experiment with a liquor haven’t tried using before, gin. I mixed it with a little triple sec and ginger ale to sweeten it up and suspend mandarin oranges throughout. The result is a zingy, citrusy jello mold that will definitely give you a little buzz and put […]
My sister Kateri sent me this recipe book some time ago and I have been meaning to try a recipe from it. The New Joys of Jell-O, a 1973 follow-up to the original 1960’s Joys of Jell-O, takes jello from the suburbs to the city and features photographs of sophisticated, swinging, singles in a posh Manhattan penthouse feasting on a dizzying array of jello selections… […]
Holiday Gum Drops
Rusty gave me this wonderful candy/mini jello mold for my birthday back in November. And at some point Janejai sent me an inspirational email with colorful photos of homemade gum drops in wintery flavors. I put two and two together and turned out a whole bunch of these little gum drops for my holiday party […]
Orange Spice & Cream
Fall is setting in in Brooklyn and with it come the fall-time jellos. This one is a remake of the Orange Spice Jello with a middle layer of orange gelatin, peaches, and rum, spiced with cloves, cinnamon, and the zing of vinegar. In addition, it has a top and bottom layer of sweetened condensed milk flavored with peach syrup and a touch […]
Inspired by my friend Sydney‘s yearly holiday party tradition of brewing up some yummy hot wassail punch, spiked with dark rum, comes this cold, gelatinous version of the delicious treat. Its made with apple and cranberry juice, slow simmered with allspice, cloves and an orange. Of course rum is added before it goes in the […]
Candy Corn Jello
For the last in a series of Halloween jellos made for Kitchen Daily, I made these tropical fruit flavored versions of everyone’s favorite Halloween treat, Candy Corns. I used sweetened condensed milk, with orange and pineapple flavored gelatin. A second, larger version of this jello mold was created for this weekend’s festivities, only with the […]
This recipe came from the classic Joys of Jell-O recipe book and boasts a new way to make the old fashioned confection. These strawberry, cherry, orange, and banana shaped candies are molded from ground coconut and almonds and are flavored with the corresponding fruit flavored gelatin. Whole cloves and mint leaves put the finishing touches […]
My sister Kateri sent me this Lobster mold and I wanted to use it right away so I made a lobster jello for yet another Scorpio birthday, Jacob’s. This orange jello lobster with pistachio D’gari jello base is actually a remake of the original jello made for the party that did not turn out looking […]
To celebrate my own Scorpio birthday this year I threw a Jello Party. I made my first savory jello for the occasion of chive cream cheese, cottage cheese, sour cream, and Worcestershire sauce. I also created an array of liquor filled mini jellos in such flavors as peach, mango, gooseberry, and mojito, all with either […]
Claire’s annual birthday brunch was a hit this year and so was my Mimosa Jello made with OJ and an entire bottle of champagne. Happy Birthday Claire!
Gold Fish Jello
Kelly takes a poke at this gold fish Jello mold made with orange Jello, orange sherbet, mandarin oranges and a one blueberry eyeball.
Orange Spice Jello
This zesty recipe has a unique flavor that made it a sell-out hit at game night with friends this week. It is made with orange gelatin, peaches, cinnamon, cloves, vinegar, and rum. Yum! The recipe for jello mold will be included in my new book, but I have included it below so you can try it now!
Sparkling Vodka Melon Mold
This fluorescent melon mold with vodka, tonic, and mandarin oranges worked like a sedative and put all my friends to sleep.