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Recipe by the book: Jell-O Salad for Motherthing

October 12th, 2022

In Ainslie Hogarth’s Motherthing, Abby holds certain beliefs. If she can cook her husband a savory Jell-O salad from a 1930’s cookbook, she can save him—from his demons and from the vengeful ghost of her mother-in-law lurking in their basement. She holds onto this hope even if others may find the recipe to be a bit … frightening…


Inspired by this darkly funny novel, we’re cooking up a new take on this classic jellied salad, created by the Instagram account @booksasmeals. This shrimp-filled, lime Jell-O will make a statement at your next Halloween party. Eat if you dare! Then check out the this TikTok recreation of this spooky recipe.


To find a printable version of the recipe, click here or on the image below.


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