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english toffee

English Toffee

1/2 pound milk chocolate
2 cups salted almonds
2 cups butter or margarine
2 cups granulated sugar
2 tablespoons white corn syrup
6 tablespoons water
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Cut chocolate fine; melt in double boiler over lukewarm water (115 degrees F). Stir occasionally. Slice 1 cup of the almonds in halves lengthwise; coarsely chop remainder of nuts.

Melt butter or margarine in heavy f...

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whiskey fog

Whiskey Fog

2 cups chilled whipping cream
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
2 tablespoon Irish or Scotch whiskey
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup coarsely crushed crisp macaroons

Beat whipping cream, sugar, whiskey and vanilla extract in chilled bowl until stiff. Fold in macaroons. Spoon into dessert dishes. Sprinkle with additional crushed macaroons if desired.

Yields 8 servings.

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bannock bread

Bannock Bread (Scottish)

2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 cup Crisco?
1/2 cup water to make a thick dough

Mix dry ingredients together well. Cut in the shortening using a pastry blender. Mix in the water and knead until the dough is very smooth, about 15 minutes.

Grease a cast iron frying pan, including the sides, and press the dough into the pan...

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toad in the hole

Toad in the Hole (English Yorkshire Pudding with Pork Sausages)

Yield: 2 to 3 servings

1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup milk
2 eggs
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 pound sausages
1/3 cup water

In a food processor fitted with the steel blade or in a blender, blend flour, milk, eggs, salt and pepper for 5 seconds...

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whiskey cream pie

Whiskey Cream Pie

4 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon maple syrup
1/2 pound graham crackers, finely crushed
8 ounces heavy cream
1 large egg (at room temperature)
1/3 cup runny honey
2 tablespoons Scotch whiskey
3 tablespoons peeled, sliced almonds

In a medium-size heavy saucepan, melt butter over low heat; remove from heat, then add maple syrup and crumbs. Mix well with a wooden spoon...

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