Friday, December 31, 2010

Guid Hogmanay!

So it's actually New Year's Eve if you can believe it! I can't. This year has seemed to fly by. But I'm not sad to part with it either. I hope that this year is better than the last, and that it bodes well for Scotland.

By the way, the Christmas Pudding turned out really good! It was very delicious and we served it with caramel sauce and whipped cream. (My Americanized version of custard ;-) Over all, I think it is a tradition I will keep going.
Today, I am going to try out a new shortbread recipe my grandma gave me and I will tell you how that works out as well.

Today is also the birthday of Bonnie Prince Charlie, so be sure to drink a toast to the King over the Water tonight.

That's all I have time to write about for now, but have a good Hogmanay and here's a little bit of Burns sung by Dougie MacLean to end the year 2010

Slainte, Hazel


  1. I've been very sporadic in visiting favorite blogs and am enjoying catching up a bit with yours.

    Any photos of the flaming Christmas pudding? How did the shortbread turn out? Might you share your grandmother's recipe? =D

    Happy New Year

  2. We actually didn't flame the pudding, bad me! :) I did take a pic of it all dressed up on my plate, but I have been lazy about putting pictures up. I still want to put some up from my trip this summer. I'll see about putting the recipe up. This is a busy month for me, so the posts might be a little brief and sparse. Thank you for commenting though!