Food & Drink

How Did the Fruitcake Become a National Joke, and Can It Be Redeemed?

Updated On 12/12/2018 at 06:55PM EST Updated On 12/12/2018 at 06:55PM EST
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We envision fruitcake as a quickly assembled, cheaply constructed facsimile.
"Here’s where I think it all went wrong: those goddamn red and green glacé cherries."
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