RECIPE: Mike Huckabee’s Lime Jello Surprise - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
RECIPE: Mike Huckabee’s Lime Jello Surprise

Mike Huckabee has departed Fox News to, in the twisted words of presidential ambition, consider his options. He’s clearly considering a presidential run. Is America ready for a folksy southerner who sometimes plays the bass guitar on TV for no apparent reason?

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What You’ll Need:
• 6 oz package lime jello
• 3 oz cream cheese
• 3/4 cup crushed pineapple, reserve juice
• 1/2 jar maraschino cherries, chopped
• 1T lemon juice
• 6 oz evaporated milk, chilled icy cold

What to do:

• Add boiling water to reserved pineapple juice to make 1 cup liquid.
• Add lemon juice.
• Add cream cheese and stir until melted.
• Chill until the mixture is the consistency of unbeaten egg white.
• Stir in pineapple and cherries.


• Whip evaporated milk until stiff and will hold a peak.
• Gently fold into gelatin mixture.
• Spoon into mold and chill until set.


Once it’s totally set in its ways, carefully turn the mold upside-down on a serving dish. It might take a few moments for the Jello to pop out and onto the plate, as it may take a few moments for Huckabee to pop into your mind when considering contenders for 2016. To help it along, place a warm, wet cloth across the top. (Do not attempt to place a warm, wet cloth across Mike Huckabee’s head.)

And there you have it. A midcentury delight along the lines of Mike Huckabee. It’s not bad at all, but is it really something you’d choose? Is it even something you’d remember to consider? 

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