"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
5 c. Pecans (about 1 1/4 lbs) 2 egg whites 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 c. butter 1 c. sugar
Put nuts in a shallow pan in oven at 300º. While nuts are heating, beat egg whites add salt and sugar gradually. Take nuts out of oven and fold in egg mixture, melt butter and add to nuts. Bake for 30 min. turning every 10 min.
*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.