Preparation info

  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Hoppin John’s Lowcountry Cooking

By John Martin Taylor

Published 1992

  • About

We are fortunate to have only a few weeks of cold weather in the Lowcountry. Late January and early February, though, can be awfully cold when the rains set in and the temperature hovers at freezing for several weeks. I can remember when few houses were built for the cold, and it slipped in through the windows, under the doors, and through floors and chimneys. It takes only about 3 consecutive cold, gray winter days here before I buy some oxtail joints and make a stew. Oxtail is full of bon