Clearance-Sale Holiday Foodstuffs, In Order

13. Peeps

12. Manischewitz matzo crackers

11. Candy corn

10. Candy canes

9. Cranberry sauce

8. Leg of lamb


7. Sparkling apple juice

6. Fresh ham

5. Eggnog

4. Red and green M&Ms

3. Mini Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups

2. Canned Manischewitz macaroons

1. Mooncakes



Tom Scocca particularly endorses the 豆沙蛋黄 variety. His Beijing Welcomes You is now available in paperback. Photo by Juushika Redgrave.