"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali
This recipe for Pecan Pralines, by Micki Jolie, is from The Ford Family Cookbook Project,
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2 cups sugar 1 cup evaporated milk 1/2 stick of margarine 1 tsp vanilla extract 21/2 cups of pecans
Combine sugar,milk,margarine in a saucepan and cook to soft ball stage. Remove from heat and add pecans and vanilla. Beat until creamy or until it will hold its shape when dropped by tablespoons into lightly buttered wax paper or foil.
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