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    Scottish Raisin Scones

    1 cup milk with 1 tbsp. vinegar (or 1 cup sour milk) 2 cups unsifted flour 3 tbsp. sugar 1 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1/3 cup shortening 1/2 cup chopped raisins 1 egg yolk, beaten Sugar Combine flour, sugar, salt and baking soda. Stir well to blend. Cut in shortening to fine consistency...
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    Scottish Griddle Scones

    2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp baking powder 2 tbsp granulated sugar 3 tbsp butter or shortening 1 egg, beaten about 7 tbsp milk (almost 1/2 cup) Pinch salt 1. Sift together dry ingredients in a bowl. Cut in butter or shortening until texture is like fine meal. Combine egg...
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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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    Salt-Crusted Pheasant

    Serves six. 3 3-1/2 to 4 pound pheasants, preferably wild Scottish pheasants 8 cups kosher salt 4 to 5 cups all-purpose flour 1/3 cup dry rosemary 1/3 cup dry sage 1/3 cup dry thyme 3 tablespoons ground juniper berries 3 sprigs thyme 3 shallots, chopped 6 bay leaves Note: Chicken or...
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    Whiskey mac

    1.0 shot Scotch 1.0 shot White Wine Pour equal parts of each ingredient into a short glass or snifter. Lovely winter evening drink...especially for a Scottish Highlands evening when it is pretty cold!!!
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    Scottish surprise

    1/2 Ice 2 oz. Scotch 1/3 oz. Grenadine 2 oz. Passion Fruit Juice Add one dash of Angostura. Shake with ice and strain over ice. Serve with a straw and swizzle-stick.
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    Scottish revenge

    1.33 oz. Cream 0.7 oz. Scotch 0.7 oz. Sugar Syrup 0.7 oz. Coffee Liqueur 2 oz. Cold Coffee Combine all ingredients in a shaker half-filled with ice. Strain into a tumbler with crushed ice. Twist of lemon.
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    Scottish pirate

    2 oz Soda Water 1/2 oz Creme de Cassis 1 oz Scotch 3 oz Sweet & Sour Mix 1/2 oz Orange Liqueur Build (Pour) & stir
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    Scottish jersey

    4 cl Scotch 1/2 cup Cocoa strong cubes Ice Pour first the scotch and then the cocoa over a lot of ice in a huge glass. The cocoa is going to melt 5-6 ice cubes, and it is always nice to have some left :)
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    Scottish highland liqueur

    2 Lemon Twist 1 1/2 cup Honey 1 Fifth Johnny Walker Black Label 1/4 tsp. Fennel Seeds 2 tsp. Angelica Root Combine all ingreds in aging container. Cover tightly and shake gently several times during the first 24 hrs. After 24 hrs, remove the lemon...
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    Scottish coffee #2

    1 Whipping Cream 1 fill Coffee 1.5 oz. Drambuie Pour Drambuie into a coffee mug, fill with coffee, and top with whipped cream.
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    Scottish coffee #1

    1.0 fill with Black Coffee 1.0 Cream 1.5 oz. Drambuie Pour Drambuie into a coffee mug fill with coffee and top with whipped cream.
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    Queen of scots

    0.5 tsp. Blue Curacao 0.5 tsp. Green Chartreuse 1.0 tsp. Lemon Juice 2.0 oz. Scotch 1.0 tsp. Sugar 2.0 tsp. Water Combine sugar and water, stir until dissolved, then add lemon juice and scotch, and stir; pour into cocktail glass filled; pour into...
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    4 oz Medium oatmeal* 1/2 t Salt 1 pn Bicarbonate of soda 2 T Melted bacon fat** 2 fl Hot water*** Mix the oatmeal, salt and soda in a bowl. Make a well in the center. Pour in the melted fat and add enough water to make a stiff dough which can be squeezed into a ball. Sprinkle the board and your...
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    Stovies (scottish Skillet Potatoes)

    2 tb Bacon fat, butter, margarine 1/2 ts Pepper 6 md Potatoes, sliced 1/4" - 1/4 c Snipped parsley With skins on 3/4 c Water 2 md Onions, sliced 1/4 ts Salt 6 servings In a large skillet, melt fat and coat bottom and sides of skillet. Layer half the potatoes and onions, then sprinkle with half...
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    Queen of Scots

    Notes: Best kind of glass for this drink: Cocktail. 1 teaspoon Superfine Sugar 2 teaspoons Water 1 teaspoon Lemon Juice 2 ounces Scotch Chartreuse Curaçao Servings: 1 Using a shaker filled with ice, combine first 4 ingredients. Shake well. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Float green...
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    Traditional Scottish oatmeal stuffing - quite bland, not to everyone's liking! 1 cup of medium oatmeal 1 large onion, finely chopped 4 tablespoons of sunflower oil a little salt Cook the onion in the oil until soft and then stir in the oatmeal and salt and cook for a few minutes longer...
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    Cutty Walters

    Mixed Cocktail 1 1/2 oz. Cutty Sark Scots Whisky 1 tbsp Orange juice 1 tbsp Lemon juice Shake with ice and strain into a cocktail glass.
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    Cutty Sour 2

    Mixed Cocktail 1 1/2 oz. Cutty Sark Scots Whisky 1/2 oz. Lemon juice 1 tbsp Sugar Syrup Mix all in a shaker with crushed ice. Strain into a chilled whisky sour glass. Garnish with An orange slice and a maraschino cherry.
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    Cutty Rickey

    Mixed Cocktail 1 1/2 oz. Cutty Sark Scots Whisky juice of 1/2 Lime Club Soda Pour into highball glass over ice and fill with club soda. Add a twist of lime and stir.