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Green Jell-O, funeral potatoes and frog eye salad are not just LDS staples — they’re art

This Utahn cooked — and photographed — the classic recipes that define Mormon food culture for a new exhibit in Salt Lake City. When Utah photographer Daniel George was researching his latest historical project, one colorful food kept coming to his attention: green Jell-O. George, […]


Thanksgiving is one of only 10 federal holidays in the US. While some workers work holidays, the majority of workers can be thankful on Thanksgiving for a nice meal with their meals. This year, many businesses have announced they will not start Black Friday on […]

Anneke Garcia – Postume Latte Gelatin

Anneke Garcia – Postume Latte Gelatin

Congratulations to this week’s recipe winner, Anneke Garcia, with her Postum Latte Gelatin. She created this recipe for her mom, who loves Postum. She drinks it with a little dark cocoa every morning. Save Print Postum Latte Gelatin   Ingredients 3 to 3½ tbsp postum […]

Rulan Pudlewski – Sweet-Dish Meat Balls

Rulan Pudlewski – Sweet-Dish Meat Balls

Congratulations to this week’s Recipe of the Week winner Rulan Pudlewski with his “Sweet-Dish Meat Balls”, or “Ru Balls”, as his friends and family call them. We are blessed to receive this recipe, because he has never shared the recipe with anyone before.  He has […]

Behind the Scenes with Cook of Mormon Jordan and Sister Jensen

Hey gang, here’s a lovely afternoon making food with an old family friend Sister Jensen. Make sure and holler at your boy if you got a recipe you want to show off. We could start a Rachel Ray or Guy Fieri thing maybe one day!

Before Jell-O, Colorful Gelatin Desserts Were Haute Cuisine

Celebrity chefs served molded jelly dishes to monarchs and royalty. Marie-Antoine Carême made his name cooking for some of the greatest figures in France at the dawn of the 19th century, including Napoleon Bonaparte. He was arguably the world’s first celebrity chef, and later served […]

Returned Mormon missionaries recall the most stomach-turning, barf-inducing meals they ate in the quest for converts

There are few experiences that will make missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints drop to their knees. Prayer is surely one. The sight or smell of roasted squirrel or boiled sheepskin is often another. And plop a pig heart or cow […]