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You can use any kind of Jell-O. At Christmas, use strawberry and garnish with fresh strawberries. Everyone really likes this yummy salad!

Ingredients

3 cups cold water
2 3-ounce boxes orange Jell-O
2 3.4-ounce boxes vanilla tapioca pudding
8-ounce container Cool Whip
2 11-ounce cans mandarin oranges, drained (optional)

Instructions

Bring the water, Jell-O and pudding to a boil and cook 1 minute. Set in the refrigerator to cool. When the mixture is cool, fold in the cool whip. Add drained fruit, if using. Place in a pretty bowl and allow to set. Note: Any kind of fresh fruit or fruit cocktail may be used in this recipe.

Judy DeBoever, Geneseo




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1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
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