Skip to comments.Scots ask US to lift haggis ban
Posted on 01/20/2008 9:33:32 AM PST by Stoat
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Somehow I don’t see McHaggis replacing Chicken McNuggets in the Happy Meal.
Welcome to McGlobals. Would your youngster prefer the McHaggis or Mclutefisk Happy Meal.
I’m sorry but we no longer offer the McBalut Happy Meals. They made our staff prone to nervous breakdowns.
Organ meat is supposed to be extremely healthy. My grandfather used to talk about eating blood sandwiches with a little bit of head cheese on it. (that’s brains)
Disgusting to look at and (so I hear) revolting to eat. But even more than that -- according to Wikipedia, not only is it disgusting, but it ruins your dishes and utensils!
When cooking and eating lutefisk, it is important to clean the lutefisk and its residue off of pans, plates, and utensils immediately. Lutefisk left overnight becomes nearly impossible to remove. Sterling silver should never be used in the cooking, serving or eating of lutefisk, which will permanently ruin silver. Stainless steel utensils are recommended instead.Now if a "food" destroys not only your appetite and digestion, but also the inanimate objects surrounding it! .... well, that's why it's No. 1 on the list.
The last time I was at the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games, I visited Clans Morrison, Lewis, McDuffie, Douglass and Campbell. I would have visited Clan Riddle but they don't have a clan that I am aware of. Anyway I an kin to all of those.
Oh, thanks a lot—I just looked up balut on Wikipedia and almost lost my dinner.
That's not enough information my FRiend. You have to say what your dinner was! You get extra points if it was something really, really disgusting!
Shows us in a good light, though,no?. Her concern for YOUR money..lol
I love my Scottish heritage and I visited Scotland back in 2001. However, I did not eat Haggis there and I would not eat one here. In fact, upon returning to the states and about to clear customs, a customs officer asked us I we were bring any back!
I told him the same thing. Give me a Talisker instead.
Yes it does and I did as she said I carried the book home on my lap.
Don’t know about Talisker, but I do have a bottle of Grant’s Stand Fast that my father-in-law bought 50+ years ago. Too bad I don’t care for Whisky.
Hi, did you enjoy it and where did you visit?.
p.s any questions about Scotland or Britain, dont hesitate to ask.
Clan FReeper....good Idea. Of course we need a Clan Badge and Tartan. Any Ideas?
You should try it neat.
Glad to hear it.
We’ll be back some day!
You can't beat a fresh moose turd pie that way either!
*Freeper Kitchen Ping**
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Posted on 01/19/2008 7:06:53 PM EST by blam
I don't think that just because you don't want to eat a haggis that this somehow makes you "less of a Scot" than those who do. It's a means of connecting with your heritage, but there are many other ways of doing so that don't involve eating haggis.
A quiet evening by the fire with a Burns collection, a nice glass of Talisker and a bonnie lass sounds like a perfectly wonderful way of asserting your Highland genes :-)
The open not British Open :o)
Yes I would agree! :)
Is the 'usual' way to serve it on toast?
That's a shame. By doing that they insult Scotland as well as America.
Do things the proper way or not at all, I say! :-)
I gave it to my mother and she loves it.
My ancestors on both sides are about 95% Scottish. The only two I have found who aren't are Irish. Although I love much of Scottish culture such as bagpipes, I will admit Scottish food doesn't appeal to me.
As others in this thread have mentioned, the sad fact is that a lot of traditional Scottish fare comes from a time of profound, crushing poverty and so it's going to a bit more 'sparse' than what we in the 21st century are accustomed to, but I also love much of the rest about Scotland and her fine people..
Here's a particularly stirring version of Scotland The Brave that you and others here may perhaps enjoy :-)
Oh that is just way too close to home.
I doon’t believe I’ve laughed much harder.
Generally, I’ll eat anything that doesn’t eat me first, but I’ll pass on the haggis.
I printed out the article to take to the English guy that works with me. He’ll get a kick out of it. I realize this is about the Scottish, but it’s really fun to get him wound up about the French, LOL!
"Get your haggis, right here! Chopped heart and lungs boiled in a wee sheep's stomach! Tastes as good as it sounds. Good for what ails ya!"
If Americans continue on their baffling, breakneck tear toward Socialism and we end up with some limp-wristed Leftist pacifist in the Oval Office one day ((((shudder)))) and with the accompanying drawdown of our military forces that such an awful turn of events would bring, our British Friends may decide that the time is at hand to reverse "that bit of unpleasant business of the late 1700's " and to retake Her colonies. Although our Home Defense Forces would surely spring into action and repel such an invasion, certain beach-heads may prove tenacious, and we may be subjected to such indignities on our shores as Jellied Eel stands.
Thanks alot asshole. You made me spew coffee over my keyboard I was I laughed so hard!
It's the old haggis-in-the-morning "purge-effect."
Given a choice of King George, Mrs. Bill Clinton or B. Hussein Obama, I would have to go with King George.
In fact, I think that it would be a pretty easy call......even though he died blind, deaf and mad. Sounds better than any of the Dems at their most lucid..
Well, from that list I would eat the onions, spices and perhaps (if I’m in the right mood) the oatmeal.
Guess I’m just not a Haggis type girl.
No, but I had a store next to a German deli and you could smell it a mile away!
I almost ordered a haggis burger to see if they asked: “Want tatties with that?”
That is a nice video. I joined youtube just to save it.
San Antonio, Texas (which would also explain the flour tortillas).
Apparently haggis is a smelly process too.
Ewww. No haggis for me.
Given the replies here, it seems that America’s the land of the free, home of the squeamish.
Given the replies here, it seems that Americas the land of the free, home of the squeamish
All the more for the rest of us then.
Using a similar yardstick, I suppose that a person from rural Korea could go to a UK or Scandinavian-based message board and start a thread on the benefits of eating dogs and cats, and when he gets twenty unfavorable replies make the judgment that the entire UK or all of Scandinavia is full of squeamish people, which would be equally ludicrous and false.
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