"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 (6 oz) Semi-sweet Chocolate Bits 2 egg whites 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 tsp.vanilla 1/2 tsp. vinegar 1/4 cup chopped nuts 1/2 cup coconut
Melt chocolate bits over hot water. Beat 2 egg whites with a dash of salt until foamy. Gradually add sugar, beating well. Then beat until stiff peaks form. Beat in vanilla and vinegar. Fold in chocolate, nuts and coconut.
Drop by teaspoonful on greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350º for 8-10 minutes
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