[Potato Salad In The South Is Nothing Less Than The Principal Smuggler Of Cholesterol Into The Festive, Careless Heart. It Is Pure Poison Beneath The Facade Of Bland Puritan Propriety. It Is The Food Of Choice At Any Food Banquet Of Smiling Relatives Who Celebrate Tacitly Among Themselves The Dark Twining Of Two Of Their Promising Youth.]

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