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How do I not have scurvy?

My lunch today consisted of a bagel, a slice of cheddar cheese, and some grapes.
I don't even want to talk about my breakfast....
Did you know that oysters are high in vitamin C? (Thank you Internet)
And also zinc? Which I think means that oysters and martinis are on deck for dinner... A kind of scurvy inoculation, if you will. 
But seriously, I hate my diet right now. 

Salt

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1986 called and wants their salt back.

Also this salt contains yellow prussiate of potash, presumably used in this application as an anti-caking agent.

However sodium ferrocyanide (another name for yellow prussiate of potash) is also used as a stabilizer for the coating on welding rods, if Wikipedia is to be believed.
At any rate I am now convinced that there was one massive salt packet batch made in 1980, like a kabillion packets that will never be depleted.

Okay so keep this between us, yeah?

I made Black Cake this year with fruit that MAY have been macerating for POSSIBLY three years. Sounds like a recipe for intestinal distress huh?
However, this cake batch is exceptionally delicious so I guess the extra long soak in the rumachevitz was a good thing.
You hear that Martha, A GOOD THING!
Man, this cake is strong. Am I shouting? I need a nap.