Jell-O Trophies
If you tire of the clutter, recycle trophies from years past by leaving them on the hostess' front porch.

Hotdish Hoedown 2008
Dedicated to the memory of Karen Faster’s mother, Penny Bosselmann.

Hotdish Hoedown 2007

Hoedown song sheets

Ohio Avenue

Updated February 12, 2009

Oh, those amazing Jell-Os

curious george  

As the Jell-O says, it's been one big party

Thanks to all the guests for making it so

William Jell Overture • The Boston Jell-O Pops

Flashback to 2002
The Tale of William Jell


political checkers  

The Hotdish Hoedown's 2009 Jell-O Contest featured some complex ideas

sediment in jello

"There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, having been originaly breathed into a few forms or into one and that, whilst this planet has gone cycling on according to the fixed law of gravity, from so simple a beginning endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been and are being evolved."

Charles Darwin,
Origin of Species

"Nothing in Biology makes sense, except in the light of evolution."

— T. Dobzhhansky


Or not …


volcano in jell-o

Entered in the category "Our True Treasure," this sculptured (the volcano, not the 20th wedding anniversary celebration) could also be a political statement.

  The Ocean, Our True Treasure, more than offsets the bridge to nowhere.
Above: Best and Worst of Politics: How Bush Left Our World