[Sca-cooks] haggis question

Kathleen A Roberts karobert at unm.edu
Fri Jan 5 12:26:54 PST 2007

On Fri, 05 Jan 2007 15:03:47 -0500
  Johnna Holloway <johnna at sitka.engin.umich.edu> wrote:

> Another theory, put forward by food historian Clarissa 
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clarissa_Dickson-Wright>, 
>is that haggis 
> was invented as a way of cooking quick-spoiling offal 
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Offal> near the site of a 
>hunt, without 
> the need to carry along an additional cooking vessel. 

thanks.  now i have the opening of alton brown's show on 
oatmeal running thru my cold-impaired brain... cheesy 
scottish accent and all!

but it is one of my favorite skits. ;)

"Being Irish, he had an abiding sense of tragedy which 
sustained him through temporary periods of joy."
W. B. Yeats
Kathleen Roberts
Coordinator of Freshman Admissions
University of New Mexico
Office of Freshman Admissions

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