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Thursday, March 15, 2012

Jailbird JELL-O Shooters

The imprisonment of Blagojevich, a Democrat, means the last two Illinois governors will be behind bars, and he becomes the fourth governor in the state to be convicted of crimes since the 1960s. His Republican predecessor George Ryan is also in prison. 
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/03/14/us-crime-blagojevich-idUSBRE82D0RS20120314 


Jailbird JELL-O Shooters
Makes 12 shooters


Perhaps Illinois voters should be a bit more careful selecting their leaders.  In the meantime, this will soften the blow.  Tastes like a Strawberry Dacquiri.  We'll see you when you get out, Rod.



1 pkg. (3 oz.) strawberry flavor dry gelatin mix
1 cup boiling water
6 oz. white rum


Add boiling water to gelatin mix in small bowl; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Stir in vodka.


Pour into 1-1/2 oz. plastic shot glasses.  Refrigerate 1 to 1-1/4 hours or until set.


Tip:
Substitute blue gelatin for strawberry gelatin and 6 oz. blue curacao for plus 2 oz. vodka for 8 oz. white rum.


Here's a fun idea:  pour gelatin mixture into hollowed out strawberries (slice a bit off of the bottom so it stands up on a flat plate).  Chill as directed.  Totally edible!  Top with a bit of aerosol whipped cream.

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