"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
1 9-inch pie shell 3 eggs 1/2 cup sugar 1 tsp. vanilla 1 cup white karo syrup 1/3 stick butter 1 cup chopped pecans
Beat eggs slightly and add sugar and karo syrup. Heat mixture in double boiler until ingredients are well blended. ( hot, but not too hot ) Add butter and remove from heat. Allow liquid to cool. Add vanilla. Pour chopped nuts into pie shell and add cooled filling. Bake at 300 degrees for 1 hr.
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