"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
2 c. sugar 8 large marshmallows 1/2 c. water 1 tsp. vanilla 5 T. white corn syrup 1 qt. nuts (pecans and/or walnuts)
Combine sugar, water and syrup in pan. Cook to 240º or hard ball stage. Add marshmallows and stir until dissolved. Add vanilla and nuts and stir until sugary. Pour onto waxed paper and separate with a fork.
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