"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
This recipe for Aunt Rie's Rock Candy, by Rie Fox, Adrian MI, is from Love has Many Flavors ,
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1 Cup sugar 1/2 Cup cold water 1/3 Cup karo syrup 1/2 Teaspoon flavoring oil Food Color Green = Wintermint Red = Cinnamon Blue = Peppermint Yellow = Clove
Boil sugar, water and syrup to a hard crack stage. Add flavoring and coloring. Pour into a buttered pan and break into bite size pieces. Dust with powdered sugar. Place candy in an airtight container for storage.
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