The elusive gingerbread man comes alive in fairy tales and ovens this time each year. He stands on the shoulders of giants as a fairly young runaway foodkin, only appearing in printed stories within the last 150 years. His story roots have likely grown from similar tales of animate food on the run including pancakes, head cheese, rice cakes, and a big ball of dough.
Here he is waving and full of good cheer, sending a Happy Christmas and Happy New Year!
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