Staff Writer

An easy recipe for "orangecello," courtesy of Chris Donahue at Casa Nonna.

Deliver Ingredients


  • 1 Liter Everclear
  • 3 oranges, zested
  • 29 Ounces water
  • 33 Ounces simple syrup
  • 3 oranges, peeled


Combine the Everclear, orange peels, water, and simple syrup to taste in a container. Let sit for 30 days, and add the orange zest. Let sit for another 15 days. Filter the limoncello (using a permanent coffee filter or cheesecloth strainer), and bottle.

Orange Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Orange Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.