Recipe Booklet, "New Jell-O Recipes Made with the New Flavor Lime," 1930

Summary

When Jell-O was first introduced in 1897, it was sold in four flavors: Strawberry, Raspberry, Orange, and Lemon. Over the next decade, the flavors of Cherry, Chocolate, and Peach were introduced with Lime Jell-O debuting in 1930. Recipe booklets, like this one, proved to be an invaluable marketing strategy, providing homemakers with creative uses for the ready-made product.

When Jell-O was first introduced in 1897, it was sold in four flavors: Strawberry, Raspberry, Orange, and Lemon. Over the next decade, the flavors of Cherry, Chocolate, and Peach were introduced with Lime Jell-O debuting in 1930. Recipe booklets, like this one, proved to be an invaluable marketing strategy, providing homemakers with creative uses for the ready-made product.

Artifact

Booklet

Date Made

1930

Collection Title

Recipe Booklet Collection 

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2004.87.67

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of family of Joseph & Helen (Szczepaniak) Lyk.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Bookbinding (Process)
Printing (Process)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 4 in

Width: 5.875 in

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