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About as simple of a cornbread recipe as is conceivable, this recipe comes from the executive director of the Thomasville, Georgia Visitor Center, Karen.  Her two strapping sons asked for hoe cakes each morning with breakfast.  They’re especially easy to … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes Tagged breakfast, cornbread, georgia, recipe

Volker E. Volker is the father of a friend of R’s.  He’s a transplant to Houston, Texas by way of Germany and New York, but one thing that we learned in Houston is that Texas has a way of making … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes Tagged beef, recipe, stew, texas, venison

Shrimp and Grits is what every South Carolinian answers when you ask for a local South Carolina dish.  We came across many recipes, but this one looked the best by far. Let us know what you think! Hippy is a … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes Tagged recipe, seafood, south carolina

Asparagus Tea Sandwiches 1 15 oz. can asparagus, drained 8 oz. cream cheese at room temperature ½ cup mayonnaise ¼ tsp. salt ½ cup chopped pecans 1 loaf thin sliced bread In a shallow bowl, mash the asparagus until as … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes Tagged recipe, south carolina

Damien P. Damien is a cook at a local restaurant in Charleston who we met at the local dive bar, The Upper Deck.  Damien swears by this recipe, which he promises is excellent and a great Southern dish.  Damien didn’t … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes Tagged chicken, recipe, south carolina

Like so many other South Carolina dishes, Pimiento Cheese is a pleasure, but a guilty one! 1 ½ tsp. Dijon mustard 1 jar (4 oz.) pimientos, chopped and drained ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper ½ cup mayonnaise ¼ cup Durkee sauce … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes Tagged cheese, recipe, south carolina

John C. John was raised in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, just over the fearsome Ravenel bridge from Charleston. John’s a great guy who works at the local bicycle shop, and he says that this\dish is inspired by the chili that … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes Tagged chili, recipe, south carolina

Middleton Place, home to America’s oldest landscaped gardens and a large part of colonial American history, sits just outside the city of Charleston, South Carolina.  This recipe comes from the restaurant on site. 1 quart chicken stock (fresh or previously … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes Tagged gumbo, recipe, south carolina

2 cups light brown sugar 1 cup sugar ¾ cup light cream 1 Tbs. light corn syrnp 1 Tbs. butter 1 tsp. vanilla extract 3 cups chopped pecans In a large saucepan combine the brown sugar, granulated sugar, cream, and … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes Tagged dessert, recipe, south carolina, vegetarian

Gullah refers to the language, people and culture created in South America by slaves and their descendants as they combined their various native African languages and traditions into a common culture.  The food is so good that it has been … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes Tagged recipe, seafood, south carolina