Jack Lewitz (IL Real Estate Specialists)

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Nina Hollander
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To use up leftover fruit?

Dec 23, 2015 09:35 PM
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Susan Emo
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I'm not a fan but my Husband and Mother are!!  They certainly shouldn't look like that one in the picture though - gag.   They eat theirs with a slice of cheese -  I'll just have the cheese please

Dec 23, 2015 09:08 PM
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Lise Howe
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They certainly are a running gag but I love a good home made fruit cake! 

Dec 23, 2015 08:33 PM
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Gita Bantwal
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I like fruit cakes. 

Dec 23, 2015 08:31 PM
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Marco Giancola
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Though they are the brunt of many jokes they actually are pretty (to me) and a homemade one is delicious! REALLY!!! Ask Lise Howe 

Dec 23, 2015 08:29 PM
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Wayne Martin
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You know who your enemies are as you receive the gift!

Dec 25, 2015 11:23 PM
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Brenda J. Andrew
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I thought they were just for gag gifts!

Dec 24, 2015 12:41 AM
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Liz Wallace
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For the same reason there is liver. How else can you punish people.

Dec 23, 2015 10:59 PM
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Roy Kelley
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For many, fruit cakes are a part of family traditions. 

It is sad that you do not like them. 

Dec 23, 2015 10:20 PM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
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Wrong! Fruitcakes are the best! We used to have fruitcakes made by my Grandmother loaded with nuts and citrus.

Dec 23, 2015 09:56 PM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
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A poll I presented here on AR revealed an overwhelming number of member LIKE fruitcake. They would each the fruitcake received as a gift. Was not even a close contest.

Here is the link to the poll. 

It is possible Pee Wee is not a good source of actionable information.

Dec 23, 2015 09:27 PM
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Susan Laxson CRS
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My parents gave an annual Christmas party and always served fruit cakes, which never got eaten and became the family joke.  Other than colorful, they are not edible.

Dec 23, 2015 08:46 PM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
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Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

According to Wikipedia the tradition started in Ancient Rome!

Dec 23, 2015 08:25 PM
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Women of Westchester Working Together
Women of Westchester Working Together - West Harrison, NY
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I've always hated those.  Plus, tons of calories.  I don't get them either.

Dec 23, 2015 08:20 PM
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Bob Crane
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That's just the way some people are.

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Michael Jacobs
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Pee Wee knows.  

Dec 24, 2015 12:51 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
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Because, there are those who like or love them...A

Dec 24, 2015 12:50 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
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You wonder why someone would put Jujy Fruits on a cake is what I thought

Dec 23, 2015 11:07 PM
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Michael Setunsky
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Jack Lewitz The homemade ones were always good.

Dec 23, 2015 11:02 PM
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FN LN
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It's an acquired taste just like moon cakes.

Dec 23, 2015 10:33 PM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
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To keep this bakery in business:

Dec 23, 2015 10:22 PM
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Raymond E. Camp
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services - Ontario, NY
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Because some of us like them and make a good one.

Same question for Mince Meat Pie!

Dec 23, 2015 10:00 PM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
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I have not received any this year and really woud not eat them if i did.  

Dec 23, 2015 09:50 PM
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Sam Shueh
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How much preservatives are in there? Any nutritional value besides sugar?

Dec 23, 2015 09:00 PM
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James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
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Don't know sir.  My mother used to make them every Christmas and I just hated them.  Now I wish she was here to make me one..  I would eat it all and savor each bite.

Dec 23, 2015 08:36 PM