"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
Melt butter and sugar in heavy three quart saucepan and cook stirring constantly until mixture reaches hard crack stage (300º). Immediately pour mixture on two buttered cookie sheets. Tap on counter so mixture flattens on pan. Cool completely. Melt chocolate in microwave. Spread on top of toffee. Cool until hard and break into pieces.
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