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Consider what's swimming around in the lime-flavored Grotto: tuna, Ann Page Vinegar, olives, celery, and chopped cucumber. All things, you will note, that do not normally interact with lime-flavored dessert substances.
But people do crazy things in the summer. I understand. And I guess the heat back in 1949 went to Ann Page's fictional head and she - just snapped, really. Spent all day carving radishes into little soccer ball shapes, for reasons unknown. And clearly went to the fridge and dumped everything in it into the nearest bowl of lime gelatin.
There are Green Grotto Caves in Discovery Bay, Jamaica, which perhaps were the inspiration for Ann's name for this dish. In the 1973 James Bond movie Live and Let Die, James' submarine surfaces in the caves. No wonder you get a sense of mystery and danger when you approach the kitchen and see this leering at you from the table. It isn't just the Ann Page Dressing that holds Secrets, you know.
Oh, and the Green Grotto Caves are called Green because of the green algae lining the cave walls. There is also, according to my not-extensive research, a lot of bats that like to hang out in the Caves. Not surprisingly there is also a lot of bat guano.
Ann may want to rethink the name of this jellied thing, is what I'm thinking.