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Old 01-16-2005, 05:29 PM   #21
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Old 01-16-2005, 09:53 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by Ishbel
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And Scots porridge - wonderful - but please, no sugar or honey or raisins in it please - only a little salt sprinkled on top with a very little amount of milk!
Argh, I remember when my Granny made it like that for me. Argh disgusting!!!

Give to me with a truckload of brown sugar and a small pool of milk around it :).

I'm with Haggis! I like mine with butter, brown sugar, and milk.

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Old 01-17-2005, 02:58 AM   #23
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I have chest made of Scots pine - not too big - about 3 ft high x 4 ft long x 3 ft deep. It is a family piece dating from around 1860... it was used by an ancestor who was at Glasgow Uni studying medicine - and he was sent off to college with the kist (chest) filled with oatmeal to keep him going for the whole term... dried oats, I mean, not ready made porridge! How he managed to carry it astounds me.... it's heavy enough with nothing in it - but then tradition states that porridge makes you strong!
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Old 01-17-2005, 12:26 PM   #24
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Originally Posted by buckytom
what about lobsters. they look like sea cockroaches. did you know that they were snubbed by the rich a hundred years ago or so. only poor people ate them, and the rest were ground into fertilizer.
And if you were a prisoner, you were not fed lobster more than once a week as it was considered inhumane.
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Old 01-17-2005, 01:42 PM   #25
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My husband claims the Scots became so good at making whiskey because of haggis. You need a few shots before you can eat it!!!!

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