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Each American consumes, on average, 53 pounds of bread per year.

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hot cross bunsHot cross buns commemorate Lent and Good Friday, Greek Easter breads are set with eggs dyed red to denote the blood of Christ, and Jewish families celebrate the coming of the Sabbath on Friday evening with challah (a light, airy yeast bread made of six long strands of dough which are braided to form one large loaf).