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“Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and fans the bonfire.”  
-François Duc de La Rochefoucauld

Skirlie Recipe

  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 strips bacon
  • 1/2 C oatmeal
  • salt and pepper
  1. Chop bacon into 1-inch chunks and fry. 
  2. When grease coats the pan, add sliced onion. 
  3. Cook until transparent. 
  4. Add oatmeat to absorb the fat, keeping the mixture thick.
  5. Stir for 7-10 minutes, till cooked.
* Serve with mincemeat roasted poultry, or as a main dish when the larder is bare.