Move Over Crystal Pepsi..It’s Crystal Gravy Time

When I started looking at Crystal Pepsi stuff today, I instantly remembered this spoof that ran on Saturday Night Live for Crystal Gravy. Frankly, I think this idea is long overdue. Just because you cover your food, does not mean you shouldn’t be able to see it.

(sorry about the dailymotion ad)

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3 thoughts on “Move Over Crystal Pepsi..It’s Crystal Gravy Time

  1. Rich Gott says:

    LOL. I had forgotten about that faux-mercial. I remember being very excited about Crystal Pepsi. My family was the kind of family that really bought into the hype of cola products and the wars that resulted.

  2. mwentworth says:

    I found a 2-liter of Crystal Pepsi recently when cleaning out an old chest that i had been storing interesting soda cans in. Somehow, maybe 20% of the liquid was gone and the sides of the bottle were sucked in. No leakage, the mysterious clear liquid just seemed to have imploded upon itself. I remember it being pretty good, but with a slightly strange aftertaste.

  3. You CAN make crystal gravy! Corn starch thickens clear! Just make a slurry of equal parts 2 tablespoons starch and water and add it to 1/2 cup water and bring to a simmer. Bam… ‘Crystal Gravy’. Of course, it won’t taste good at all, but it’s something.

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