First of all, just let me thrown this disclaimer out there: I HATE that Jim’s family calls this dessert “Green Spit.” Hate it. But, alas, that’s just one of those things that you accept when you marry into a family.
Some people inherit Christmas in July, or a crazy Uncle Bert, or ugly china.
Me? I got unending grass-stained laundry, Pittsburgh Steelers paraphernalia, and Green Spit.
Despite its name, it’s yummy, and it’s one of the things that my mother-in-law knows makes me happy pretty much any day of the week. Like dark chocolate and Garden Salsa SunChips.
So, when Seth was in Ohio in February for his extended visit, Linda took it upon herself to teach Seth how to assemble this treat for me.
Interpeeps, I give you Seth’s step by step guide to Green Spit:
I’ll be sure to leave you with the actual recipe, but just in case you had any trouble following Seth’s pictorial instructions, it’s basically:
- start with a big bowl of Cool Whip;
- maybe add mandarin oranges, if the fancy strikes;
- dump in marshmallows,
- dump in more marshmallows;
- dump in the rest of the bad of marshmallows;
- and eat whopping spoonfuls between each step.
But make sure Grandpa isn’t invading, which is what the last few pictures seem to say to me:
“Hmmm…..what’s he doing?”
“Okay, he seems distracted.”
“More for me!”
Could you not just eat him up?! So sweet!
And speaking of sweet….here’s the recipe:
Linda’s Green Spit
2 small boxes pistachio pudding
1 9 oz. tub Cool Whip
1 can mandarin oranges (drained)
1 can crushed pineapple
1/2 bag miniature marshmallows
Consider this a belated St. Patrick’s Day post! =)