The Weird World of Meat Jell-O (Gelatin Origin Story)


Red gelatin salad served on a plate, 1938. GraphicaArtis / Getty Images

Today Jell-O and other gelatin foodstuffs are generally relegated to world of desserts, but this wasn't always the case. In fact, gelatin took a long, strange path from ancient history to modern-day grocery shelves -- and got pretty gross along the way. Tune in to learn more about the bizarre world of savory gelatin.