Prepare for the holidays now with Wild Bill’s fruitcake do and don’t

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NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) - October is National Dessert Month.  And you know what's right around the culinary calendar, the holidays are coming soon.  Maybe sooner than you think.

When WGNO News with a Twist features guy Wild Bill Wood thinks about the holidays and desserts, fruitcake comes his mind.

Wild Bill fancies the fruitcakes made at New Orleans Baker Maid Bakery.  The baker's been making fruitcakes since 1953.

According to the folks at the factory, there's a famous fruitcake legend.

If you sleep with a fruitcake under your pillow, your dreams will be of the one your really, truly love.

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