"As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy, and to make plans."--Ernest Hemingway
1 c. brown sugar 1/2 c. granulated sugar 1/2 c. sour cream 1 tsp. vanilla 2 1/2 c. pecan halves
Butter sides of heavy 1-qt. saucepan. In it mix sugars and sour cream. Stir until sugars melt. Cook to soft ball stage (236º). Add vanilla; beat until mixture begins to thicken. Add pecan halves; stir until well coated. Turn out on greased cookie sheet. Separate into individual pieces.
This was one of the treats which Sara had prepared for us when we visited them in Houston in about 1977. They are delicious!!
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