"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 1/2 cup water 2 cups shelled raw peanuts (skins on)
In saucepan dissolve sugar in water; add peanuts. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently until nuts are coated with sugar and no syrup remains. Turn out onto ungreased cookie sheet and bake in 300º oven for 30 minutes, stirring every five minutes.
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