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What to Eat and Drink on New Year's

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Friday, December 28, 2007

The food you eat on New Year's can prevent a hangover, cure one, or even bring good luck to you in the year ahead. Michael Lomonaco shares his ideas on what to eat on New Year's...and we want your recipes and ideas too! We also revive some desserts from bygone days. And Please Explain is all about champagne.

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Michael Lomonaco

Food for the New Year

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