"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
1 cup sugar 1/8 tsp. cream of tartar 2 cups walnuts 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 1/2 cup boiling water 1/2 tsp. vanilla
Mix sugar, cinnamon, cream of tatar with water. Cook until it forms a firm ball dropped in a glass of cold water. Remove and add vanilla and nuts, stir into the mixture until it starts to sugar. Turn nuts onto waxed paper to finish cooling.
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