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How to Make HokeyPokey

By Mary Jane Pickering mjpicker@e4e.oac.uci.edu 26 Apr 1994
In article <2piecm$mod@nntp2.Stanford.EDU>,rna@leland.Stanford.EDU (Robert Ashcroft) wrote:
>In article <2phs84$8lb@golem.wcc.govt.nz>,   wrote:
>>In article <1994Apr25.142713.26946@vtf.idx.com>, lbf@vtf.idx.com writes:
>>> 
>>>Some that I ran into while in NZ. 
>>> 
>>>American				New Zealand 
>>>--------				----------- 
>>> 
>>>cooler 				chilly bin (sp)
>>>flip flops				jandels (sp)
>>>field				paddoc  (sp)
>>>peanut brittle			hokey pokey
>> A list of very vague equivalents follows.  Some are quite debatable.
>> But Peanut Brittle and Hokey Pokey aren't even close.
>> Which brings up the question, what the heck _is_ hokey pokey.  I mean
>> I know what it is, but what is it made of?
>> RNA 
5tbsp sugar 2tbsp golden syrup.
Boil for c.4mins
Take off heat.
Add 1tsp baking soda
Beat until light golden colour and frothy.
Pour onto greased tray.
Break apart when set.
Visit dentist.  

MJ  Anzac and Raglan's Mom.

By Noeline McCaughan noeline@styx.equinox.gen.nz 28 Apr 94
 Mary Jane Pickering (mjpicker@e4e.oac.uci.edu) wrote: 
: In article <2piecm$mod@nntp2.Stanford.EDU>, rna@leland.Stanford.EDU (Robert : Ashcroft) wrote:
: >
: > But Peanut Brittle and Hokey Pokey aren't even close.
: >
: > Which brings up the question, what the heck _is_ hokey pokey.  I mean
: > I know what it is, but what is it made of?  
: 5tbsp sugar
: 2tbsp golden syrup.
: Boil for c.4mins
: Take off heat.  Add
: 1tsp baking soda
: Beat until light golden colour and frothy.  Pour onto greased tray.  Break
: apart when set.

My 5 cents worth coming up:- use a large heavy based saucepan (cooking pot) for this as it foams up considerably. Also watch the mix whilst boiling as it can catch on the bottom of the pot and turn black especially if you are using gas.

When you have finished breaking it into chunk that you can eat, sweep up all the little chips and stir them into your icecream....pure delight!

Noeline..........Making quince and apple jelly today..orders taken :-D




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