"A man who was fond of wine was offered some grapes at dessert after dinner. "Much obliged," said he, pushing the plate aside; "I am not accustomed to take my wine in pills."--Jean Antheleme Brillat-Savarin, The Physiology of Taste
2 cups sugar 2 cups raw peanuts 3/4 cup white Karo syrup 1/4 cup water pinch salt 4 tsp. baking soda
Combine first 5 ingredients. Cook until hard crack stage. Remove from heat and add baking soda. Beat vigorously. Spread on heavily buttered tray. As soon as it begins to harden, remove from tray and break into pieces. (Do NOT allow to stay on tray as it will become sticky).
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