||TAFFY, OLD FASHION
recipe is one from the Madawaska Historial Society's REUNION FAMILIES'
FAVORITE RECIPES. Copies of the cookbook may be ordered directly from
the Historical Society, Madawaska, Maine 04756. This recipe is a Cyr Family
Reunion recipe which comes from Aurore P. Michaud.
molasses, sugar and vinegar and cook to 270 degrees, stirring occasionally
to prevent scorching. Remove from heat and add butter, soda and salt and
stir just enough to blend well. Pour into a buttered pan. When cool enough,
gather and form into balls. With unbuttered fingers, pull and stretch until
light colored long strands of taffy. Cut into pieces and wrap in wax paper
and cool. Serve when hardened. If desired, a few drops of peppermint extract
may be added for variety. We made this when our parents went out
and left us to baby-sit.