Based on The Boston Globe, 2005 November 20
Set the oven at 300 degrees. Have on hand a rimmed baking sheet.
Mix the rosemary with the cayenne pepper, sugar, nutmeg, and salt.
In a skillet, heat the oil. Add the margarine, and when it melts, stir in the rosemary mixture. Cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove the pan from the heat. Add the pecans and stir to coat them all over. Transfer the nuts to the baking sheet to make one layer. Roast them, stirring occasionally, for 25 minutes or until they are golden brown.
Remove the nuts from the oven and set them aside to cool. Serve at once or store in an airtight container for up to 1 week.
The countdown had stalled at 'T' minus 69 seconds when Desiree, the first
female ape to go up in space, winked at me slyly and pouted her thick,
rubbery lips unmistakably -- the first of many such advances during what
would prove to be the longest, and most memorable, space voyage of my
-- Winning sentence, 1985 Bulwer-Lytton bad fiction contest.
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