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Burns Night

  1. User’s Guide
    Where to Get Your Haggis On for Burns Night For more than two centuries, ruddy-faced Scotchmen have been celebrating Robert Burns’s birth, on January 25, 1759, in the form of Burns Night, a ritual supper of haggis — a love-it-or-hate-it highland classic consisting of a sheep’s stomach bag stuffed with ground offal and oatmeal. But of course the evening wouldn’t be complete without loud bagpipes, plenty of Scotch, and a reading of Burns’s “Address to a Haggis” upon presentation of the quivering hot bag of guts: Fair fa’ your honest, sonsie face, Great chieftain o’ the puddin-race!…