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Scottish Shortbread

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 Posted in Sweets | Comments Off on Scottish Shortbread

Great Aunt Lois’ Scottish Shortbread: A Once A Year Treat This simple shortbread recipe came from the Anderson side of my first wife’s family, good Scots all. My father’s family, the Ainslie’s are from Bo’Ness between Edinburgh and Glasgow on the ...

Candied Citrus Peels

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 Posted in Sweets | Comments Off on Candied Citrus Peels

A Scottish Holiday Treat In Scots households, when the rare bit of citrus fruit from sunny climes made it into the house, none of it was thrown away. Even the rinds of the fruit, if not rendered into marmalade, were saved ...