... the second-boringest I've seen. The only boringer version used jello without the evaporated milk. Come on, folks, if you're going to all this trouble, it must be a special occasion, so make the layers actually different. There are many, many things you can add to a jello salad to dress it up. Opaquing agents include ice cream, whipped topping, and cottage cheese. You can change the texture with things like carbonated soda or applesauce. Suspend things in jello, such as mandarin orange slices in orange or gummy fish in blue.