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I LOVE BROWN BREAD IN A CAN!

I know it’s a little weird, but it has become part of New England tradition, even though very few people actually make it themselves. It’s dark brown, a little on the bitter side and really doesn’t taste very good if you don’t toast it and spread butter all over it!

Last night, I found a can that my wife had obviously been hiding from me. I opened it up and popped it out. You know the look of jellied cranberry sauce? Well, that’s what brown bread looks like, for the uninitiated. Sometimes it has raisins in it. I grew up eating it with hot dogs and beans. It’s kind of spongy, but when you toast it it gets crispier and then, when you lather the butter on, it soaks it all up.

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So, I decided to find out – What IS brown bread, ANYWAY?