"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 Never Fail Divinity, by Lynn Costilow, is from Southern Family Cookbook ,
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2 c. sugar 1/2 c. water Pinch of salt 1 pt. marshmallow cream 1/2 c. chopped pecans
Combine water, sugar, salt and bring to a rolling boil for 2 minutes.Place marshmallow cream in a large bowl and pour in hot syrup all at once. Stir until candy looses its gloss, then add nuts. Drop by spoonfuls onto waxed or parchment paper.
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