Raw beef sandwiches on Christmas Eve

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Raw beef sandwiches on Christmas Eve - I can't imagine a Christmas Eve without raw...
I can't imagine a Christmas Eve without raw beef sandwiches. It's a nearly century-old tradition handed down by the German side of my family. It never seemed odd to me until outsiders heard about it and starting giving me looks of disgust. "Raw meat?" they'd ask incredulously, making exaggerated gagging noises. Those who were brave enough to try it quickly changed their tune when they realized it was darn tasty. Grandma Addie and Grandpa Elmer's raw ground round on pumpernickel rye bread, topped with Bermuda Bermuda onion has simply been ingrained in me as a customary customary Christmas treat. We've also added all-you-

Clipped from Ukiah Daily Journal23 Dec 1988, FriPage 1

Ukiah Daily Journal (Ukiah, California)23 Dec 1988, FriPage 1
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