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“In my continuing efforts to re-purpose things in my pantry, my journey takes me to one of my favorite foods. The gyros, I mean, though I don't hate Spam. Marinading the gyro meat in the seasoning makes it a close approximation to the real thing. To really make this special, I highly recommend making your own bread, such as the kind found in the following link:, and topping it off with homemade tzatziki sauce, such as the one in this link:”

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  1. Slice the entire block of Spam thinly along the narrow side.
  2. Blend the remaining ingredients thoroughly, and mix in with sliced Spam so that each piece is coated.
  3. Chill in refrigerator, covered, for at least 30 minutes.
  4. Cook in a medium-hot pan in a single layer, turning each piece over after a few minutes.
  5. Place on freshly-made Gyro bread (, and top with chopped tomato, onions, and tzatziki sauce.

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