"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
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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