Orange Walnuts

Preparation info

  • Makes About

    3 Cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Hoppin John’s Lowcountry Cooking

By John Martin Taylor

Published 1992

  • About

At Christmas we exchange all sorts of confections and condiments, some of them put up in summer and some of them made just for the holidays. Libby Demetree was born into dual old Lowcountry families—the Scottish Frasers of Georgetown and the French Hugers (pronounced “U.G.”) of Charleston, both renowned for their cooking skills. Her aunt Bessie Fraser Betancourt makes wonderful preserves and candies, among them these orange-flavored, sugared nuts, which Libby brings to me. Of these favored