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  • n. Plural form of brittle.


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  • Now there are pumpkin pies, pizzas, and polentas; pumpkin beers, breads, and brittles; and pumpkin salads, salsas, and soups.

    Cheryl Carlesimo: October and Pumpkins

  • I always put a pinch of baking soda in brittles or I find them tooth-breakingly unpleasant.

    peanut butter crispy bars | smitten kitchen

  • My only comment about your information would be that I have always done brittles to somewhere between the soft (270-290) and hard crack stage (295-310).

    pepita brittle | smitten kitchen

  • There are also numerous shops displaying and making special local candies, luridly colored rice cakes, peanut brittles and fruit-scented herbal teas -- with plenty of free samples all around.

    One Hour Out: Taipei

  • It is sweeter then all-sugar nut brittles but I use so little syrup compared to the amount of dry goods that it equals out and crushes into a snack like loose granola.

    Splenda misinformation | The Blog of Michael R. Eades, M.D.

  • So far, we have made marmalade, candied and spiced nuts, mango chutney and brittles.

    Hard Candy « I HEART BACON

  • At 235°F/ 113°C, or about 85% sugar, the cook can stop the concentration process and make fudge; at 270°F/132°C, or 90%, taffy; at 300°F/149°C and above, nearing 100% sugar, brittles and hard candies.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • In general, the harder the candy, the longer it will keep brittles about 2 weeks, caramels about 1 week.

    NPR Topics: News

  • In general, the harder the candy the longer it will keep brittles about 2 weeks, caramels about 1 week.

    NPR Topics: News

  • Syrups for hard candies like brittles and lollipops need to reach 300 degrees.

    NYT > Home Page


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