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Old 01-06-2010, 07:32 PM
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Originally Posted by MerryCarey View Post
I don't care for it, even though my parents were famous for their holiday fruitcakes. In a good way, I mean! I remember friends and neighbors about this time of year saying to them, "Remember to save me half a cake for Christmas!" My parents baked them on Thanksgiving Day, wrapped them in wine-soaked cloths and aluminum foil, and let them mellow in a refrigerator until near Christmas. I never tasted their fruitcake because when I was little, they used to tell me "you wouldn't like it." But I still remember how the house smelled when they were baking, and I have Mom's recipe, which I think came down through Dad's family.
What a wonderful tradition your parents had -- sharing their delicious fruitcakes with others. I'm definitely a fruitcake fan...!
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