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Alex Witchel extolls the virtues of Wonder Bread, Kraft Singles, Snickers, and Hostess Sno Balls in today's New York Times:

I believe in God, organic produce, and sustainable foods. I believe that an apple purchased in a Greenmarket will always be better for me than one purchased at a supermarket, even though it may look like a potato with a skin condition.

I will also pay a fortune for almost anything called heirloom or artisanal, knowing that some dedicated soul devoted more attention to a Camembert in a week than most mothers do their own children.

Handmade. Individual. Nurtured. Can't beat it, right?

Well, sometimes I think you can. Into every life some Kraft Singles, Hostess Sno Balls and Snickers bars must fall.

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