Hardiness Zone: 5b
By Elaine from Belle Plaine, IA
I was born and raised in Arkansas and we had tons of Hickory trees around our house. We use to pick them up in 5 Gallon buckets and put them in my Fathers garage for Winter time. We'd crack them on a brick with our hammer and flatten the point of a med size nail to dig out the goodies. Take the outside husk off first. You would do the Black Walnut the same way. They make delicious candy, cakes and cookies. Use them as you would a pecan.
Thanks Deeli, doesn't look like there is an easy way does it? Well, when I get snowed in, then maybe I can give it a try!
Hi Laniegirl These two links should give you the info you're looking for and the third link gives info on how to roast them. :-)
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