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Peanut Brittle

Here's the "story".  My dear dads 3rd wife made really good peanut brittle and wouldn't share her recipe saying it was a family secret.  After quite a long time she decided to pass it along to me and I began making it.  This is the recipe all the kids grew up chewing on at Christmas.  Well, several years later I found out her recipe was exactly, I repeat, exactly the same as the BHG coolbook.  Go figure.  That's "S" for you. Peanut Brittle Ingredients 2 csugar 1 clight-colored corn syrup 1/2 cwater 1/4 cbutter, no substitutes 2 1/2 craw peanuts or other coarsely chopped nuts 1 1/2 tbaking soda, sifted
1. Butter 2 large baking sheets; set aside. Butter sides of a heavy 3-quart saucepan. In pan combine sugar, corn syrup, water, and butter. Cook and stir over medium-high heat until mixture boils. Clip a candy thermometer to side of pan. Reduce heat to medium-low; continue boiling at a moderate, steady rate, stirring occasionally, until the…

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