Burns Day: Time to Roll Out The Haggis!

Yes, folks… It’s January 25. Beloved Bard Robert Burns’ birthday (say that five times fast), celebrated across the world (but mostly in Scotland) with dinners of neeps (turnips), nips (of whiskey, naturally), tatties (potatoes) and haggis, true evidence of Scotland’s love of the culinary arts. C’mon! When’s the last time you ate the “heart, liver and lights of a sheep,” eh? It’s a bit late to begin planning your Burns Night Supper (unless you have impulsive friends, happen to know a good source for haggis and your brother’s a decent piper.

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Miss Ginsu is a nom-nom-nom de plume of Leitha Matz, who worked at Tabla and FreshDirect in NYC, wrote about the food scene from 2004 to 2009 in Brooklyn and presently lives in Berlin. Occasionally seen on TV cooking segments, Leitha has also written for FreshDirect, contributed to Cee Cee Berlin, The Food52 Cookbook and has been interviewed/quoted in The Food Keeper as well as The Washington Times and Salon.

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