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Kraft Miracle Whip Salad Dressing
Another bit of Salem lore is the creation of Miracle Whip by a local restaurateur. Located at 100 North Washington was Max Crossett's Cafe. According to the story, Kraft bought the recipe known as Max's "X-tra Fine Salad Dressing" in 1931 for $300. It was renamed Kraft's Miracle Whip.

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