``A newly developed 52-page cookbook, entitled 'The Great Taste of SPAM,' contains 72 delicious recipes for snacks and appetizers, salads, sandwiches, soups, stews and hearty main dishes, including 20 percent devoted to light and healthy entrees that have less than 30 percent calories from fat. .... Reaching a pinnacle of media attention, SPAM luncheon meat shared the cover of _The New York Times Magazine_ with the Statue of Liberty.''

- from the Hormel Foods Corporation 1994 Annual report