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    Which hotel in Edinburgh, UK is good to stay in for two weeks while on vacation?

    My girlfriend and I are planning to go to Edinburgh for two weeks on vacation but can't make up our mind on which hotel to stay in? We've found hotels that claim their the best but I want to know which hotel is good from people that have stayed in them while on vacation over there in Edinburgh.
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    Currant Scones

    These teatime treats come courtesy of Letty Hampton, whose mother made them back home in Scotland. Prep: 10 minutes Total: 25 minutes, plus cooling Ingredients Serves 12 * 2 cups all-purpose flour (spooned and leveled), plus more for work surface * 2 teaspoons baking powder *...
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    Spirit of scotland

    2.0 oz. Scotch 3/4 oz. Drambuie 1/4 oz. Lemon Juice Mix with ice in blender, strain and serve.
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    Oatcakes

    25g/ 1oz plain flour pinch salt pinch baking soda 110g/ 4oz medium oatmeal 25g/ 1oz butter, margarine or bacon fat 1/4 cup boiling water Makes 4 Sift the flour, salt and baking soda into the oatmeal. Melt the butter, margarine or fat in boiling water and add to the dry ingredients. Mix until...
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    Crowdie Cream

    ½ cup Oats 1 cup Cream, Whipping 3 tablespoon Sugar, Powdered 2 tablespoon Rum, Dark In scotland cream crowdie was tradtionally served on shrove tuesday. Preheat oven to 400f. Spread oats evenly over bottom of oven a 9 layer cake pan and toast in middle of oven, shaking pan occasionally...
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    Cookbooks for bgeinners, help please!?

    I'm attempting to do more "real" cooking (basically, not just stuff out of jars) and I was wondering if anyone knows of any cookbooks for beginners. Ones with what cookware you and maybe a few basic tips on how to do basic things, like chopping onions and stuff like that, would be really...
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