"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
2 C White Sugar 1/2 C White Corn Syrup 1/2 C Water 2 Egg Whites 1/2 tsp Vanilla 1/2 C Walnuts, optional
Boil sugar, syrup and water until it forms a hard ball when dropped in cold water. Pour boiling syrup over the egg white and beat until stiff. Add vanilla and nuts. Pour into pan and let cool. Cut into squares before completely cool.
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