"I have long believed that good food, good eating is all about risk. Whether we're talking about unpasteurized Stilton, raw oysters or working for organized crime 'associates,' food, for me, has always been an adventure."--Anthony Bourdain
1 1/2 c. unsalted, dry-roasted peanuts 1 c. granulated sugar 1/2 c. light corn syrup 1/2 tsp. salt 1 Tbsp. butter or margarine 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 tsp. baking soda
In a glass mixing bowl, combine peanuts, sugar, corn syrup and salt. Cook on high (100% power) 7-9 minutes until mixture is bubbling and peanuts are brown. Quickly stir in butter and vanilla; cook on high (100% power) 2-3 minutes longer. Add baking soda; stir quickly just until mixture is foamy. Pour immediately onto greased baking sheet. Let cool about 15 minutes until firm. Break peanut brittle into pieces; Store in airtight container. Makes about 1 1/4 pound.
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