Throughout South Carolina is a historical record of our nation’s history — that evidence springs to life each summer in the form of tomatoes.
Traditional ingredients — mayonnaise, potatoes and fruit — have relegated Southern salads to chilled, and often ignored side dishes, rather than the healthy main attraction.
Peaches. It’s hard to think of summer without imagining the sweetest of summer fruits — biting into a sweet, juicy peach is one of those moments that makes the summer heat worth it. And in South Carolina, peaches rule.
Summertime Columbia is hot, humid and sticky! As the days of needing a bowl of warm soup are distant memories, now is the time to reach for something cold and refreshing.
The popular adage, “Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first!” could be the motto for picky eaters faced with a dinner plate filled with vegetables.
It’s never too late for another fresh start! Besides weight loss, the positive outcomes of diet intervention include increased energy, improved health and possibly a longer lifespan.
Merriam Webster defines a toast as, “an act of proposing or of drinking in honor of a toast.”
Tomato Shrimp and Grits is an elegant dish that can be showcased beyond breakfast. The shrimp featured in the dish was purchased locally from The Shrimp Guy, LLC.
For the home cook who stocks a corner of the kitchen cupboard with a few basic spices to be relied on time and time again, salt and pepper are an excellent start.
Nothing tastes better on a hot summer day than a bite of juicy, sun-ripened fruit. It’s one of the culinary pleasures of summer, although ever so fleeting.