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A handful of freshly chopped garlic, as well as a small addition of fruit-forward chiles — Scotch bonnets are ideal, but habaneros make an acceptable substitute — inject the potatoes and peas with bite and dimension.
I walked in and she had a Scotch in one hand and a cigarette in the other.
Cox called McAuliffe’s bid “a consolation prize for a failed national politician,” referring to the Democrat’s scotched presidential run.
Ornes, who lives in Nashville, was looking forward to wading streams with the researchers doing the work, but the pandemic scotched those plans.
So I went back in the restaurant and, I think I ordered a scotch.
Everywhere was mud and the broken boughs dragging their blackened lengths like scotched serpents.
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
Don't talk about it or it'll lift to confounded red head again—it's only scotched for the present.
RED PEPPER BURNSGRACE S. RICHMOND
Official corruption and oppression have been scotched, but would speedily revive if vigilance were relaxed.
After all, I ought to have scotched the rusty, red-bellied water-snake leering at me now.
ROOF AND MEADOWDALLAS LORE SHARP
At last, when he got close to the open gate, he hop-scotched, propelling the pebble far into the road.
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