"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 Carmel Frosting, by Gayle Cornwell, is from Mama G's Favorites,
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1/2 C melted butter 1 C packed brown sugar 1/8 tsp. salt 5 T milk 2 1/2 C powdered sugar 2 1/2 tsp. vanilla
Combine first 4 ingredients in a saucepan. Cook and stir until mixture comes to a boil. Remove from heat. Add powdered sugar gradually. Beat until mixture is of a good spreading consistency. Beat in vanilla. Makes 2 cups.
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