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Stolen $4,000 Egg Salad Recipe Is a Hoax Because Who Even Owns a $4K Egg Salad Recipe

This weekend, a story surfaced about a reality star's private recipe for egg salad being stolen from a house rented in the Hamptons. According to the report, said reality star believed the recipe was "priceless" but estimated it was worth $4,000 "for insurance purposes." Despite being picked up by Gawker, the Braiser, and a Wall Street Journal reporter, turns out that whole thing was just one big gag. Perhaps the story would have been harder to believe had someone not recently received $55,000 to make potato salad.

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