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Old 01-10-2007, 07:23 PM   #11
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WOW I didnt know you could make Jelly from Mountain Dew...how cool is that! I will definetly have to try this one.

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Old 01-10-2007, 08:03 PM   #12
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Hubby has this stuff pumpin through his veins... this should be right up his alley!!!

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Old 01-10-2007, 11:16 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by Raine
Mountain Dew Jelly

3 1/4 cups Mountain Dew
2 tablespoons lemon juice
4 1/2 cups granulated sugar
1 package Sure Jell pectin


Can you substitute crab juice for Mountain Dew? (Obscure Simpsons reference...for serious fans. )
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Old 01-10-2007, 11:25 PM   #14
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Ya know what? This is a seriously warped bunch of folks. But...in a good way!

Now back to our program, already in progress...

Think outside the box. Perhaps making jellies out of various soft drinks is a wonderful idea. Consider some of the citrus-based ones as an accompaniment to pork, chicken, etc. This could be a "good thing," in the words of Martha Stewart.
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Old 01-12-2007, 09:30 AM   #15
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Can't help out on the soda jelly, but I have an excellent recipe for braised Little Debbie cakes with a crushed Cheez-It Gratin topping. I usually serve it with a good can of vintage pull-tab Coca-Cola.

Seriously, if you put me in a room with a 6pk of Dew, the thought of making jelly with it wouldn't have come to me to save my life. I bet this could be marketed for a zillion bucks in the US. Even if they just released it as a fad product, it would make millions!

You could package it in little foil pouches for the Red-Bull skate/snow boarding crowd. I see dollar signs... whats that sound??? *cha-ching... cha-ching*...
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Old 01-13-2007, 03:57 PM   #16
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I just read the title and thought to myself that this is an awesome idea, great recipe will def have to try it sometime :D
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Old 01-14-2007, 06:23 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by Raine
Mountain Dew Jelly...

NOTE: You can use more Mountain Dew and reduce it to 3 1/4 cups for a more concentrated flavor.
Excuse my ignorance, Raine. I have not the foggiest idea what "Mountain Dew" is...
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Old 01-14-2007, 06:27 PM   #18
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Clive, it's an insanely (at least IMO) sweet yellow-colored soft drink.
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Old 01-14-2007, 06:33 PM   #19
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Actually... I hesitated to mention it earlier, but you can make jelly using sparkling wine. Cava jelly was a hit among English teachers in Barcelona a few years back. Dissolve the jelly in a small amount of very hot water. Leave to cool but not set and then top up with cava, stir gently and leave to set. You don't get a huge amount of fizz, but enough so as you know it's there.

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