Hiding Food Etiquette

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Chow magazine Table Manners columnist Helena Echlin shares advice on keeping mum about hiding food ingredients from guests. She talks about eating fudge and then learning that the secret ingredient was Velveeta cheese.

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Velveeta Cheese Fudge

  • 3 sticks butter or margarine
  • 1 lb Velveeta cheese
  • 4 lbs powdered sugar
  • 1 cup dry cocoa
  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla
  • 2 cups chopped walnuts

In a sauce pan, melt cheese and butter together. In a large bowl, stir together sugar and cocoa, add melted cheese and butter mixture. Add vanilla and nuts. Mix well. Spread evenly in two 9×13 inch pans. Cool and cut into pieces. Makes about 6 pounds of fudge.

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