And it abruptly ended with the realization: we're both gummy fiends. We pray to the church of Haribo. We embrace worms and bears and often swap their body parts. Our party's secret ingredient was evident:
Gummy + Oscars = Gummy Red Carpet.
2 small boxes of Jello
6 packets unflavored gelatin (there are 4 packets per box)
1/2 cup water
Something non-stick -- a silpat/silicone baking mat, wax paper, etc...