Helen’s mother Delilah always made peanut brittle as a Christmas treat for her family using the excellent peanuts grown in southern Virginia. It was a Depression era treat.
Peanut Brittle sounds deceptively simple, but this is a practice-makes-perfect recipe. If you don’t want to risk it, you might go to http://www.vapeanuts.com to order some instead.
If you want to give your own a try, here’s Delilah’s bare bones recipe: