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A Cook's Notebook: Elvis & Haggis

From: Ali Berlow
Series: A Cook's Notebook
Length: 03:15

Is the little town of Lonmay, Scotland ready for hoards of Elvis fans?

Elvis_small A Cook's Notebook - reflections on food and cooking in our kitchens and in our lives - airs weekly on WAMC Haggis & Elvis aired on May 31, 2004. PROMOS AVAILABLE Accompanying recipes (haggis and fried peanut butter and banana sandwiches) are available at www.cooksnotebook.com

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A Cook's Notebook - reflections on food and cooking in our kitchens and in our lives - airs weekly on WAMC Haggis & Elvis aired on May 31, 2004. PROMOS AVAILABLE Accompanying recipes (haggis and fried peanut butter and banana sandwiches) are available at www.cooksnotebook.com

Transcript

Lonmay is small quiet town in Aberdeenshire, in the north east of Scotland. It?s known for its potatoes and bird life. There?s no post office or even a grocery store but it does have the Ban-Car Restaurant and Hotel. And now it has Elvis. According to the historian, Allan Morrison, the King of Rock & Roll is descended from this town and a blacksmith named Andrew Presley who lived there 300 years ago.

After I first heard about this breaking news in the world of Elvis-ology, I asked the chef and owner the Ban-Car, Tina Gibbons, if this meant that she was going to put the King?s favorite on the menu, fried peanut butter and banana sandwiches. She said ?not in the near future. We?re just waiting to see what happens next.?

I explained to her that apparently Elvis loved these sandwiches. In one sitting, he could wolf down a dozen at a time along with a couple of glasses of cold butterm...
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