"A man who was fond of wine was offered some grapes at dessert after dinner. "Much obliged," said he, pushing the plate aside; "I am not accustomed to take my wine in pills."--Jean Antheleme Brillat-Savarin, The Physiology of Taste
1 egg white 1 tablespoon water 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 pound pecan halves
Beat egg whites and water until frothy. Stir in sugar, salt and cinnamon. Add pecans and stir well (coat all). Spread on large baking sheet. Bake at 200º for 45 minutes. Stir every 15 minutes. Remove when dry and toasty. Cool and store in airtight container.
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