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Holiday Food

A couple of years ago, I wrote about my mother’s deviled ham spread, a really disgusting recipe, I now realize, based on canned deviled ham, dry onion soup mix and other foul ingredients.

Nostalgia defeats good taste now and then.

But, please, don’t blame my sainted mother: She was a good cook misled by the recipe fad of one holiday season.

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