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What's on Your Easter Menu: Ham or Lamb?

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Ham and lamb have been showing up on the Easter table for hundreds of years. Lamb is an older tradition, originating with the first Passover feast. Easter ham is a tradition that dates to pre-Christian Europe, when the pig was considered a symbol of luck. Both are delicious, so ham or lamb: What's on your Easter menu?

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