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The Low Country Boil, A Charleston Tradition…

If you have visited Charleston or the “Low Country,” you may have had the opportunity to try a “Low Country” boil.  If you haven’t heard it called by this name, perhaps you have heard it called by it’s less appealing name, Frogmore Stew.  It does not matter what you call it, it is a traditional recipe you should definitely try at some point. Here is a little history about the traditional dish and a recipe from Coastal Magazine for you try: Once called Frogmore Stew, this one-pot wonder was created by a National Guardsman when he needed to cook a meal for 100 soldiers. Richard Gay, who learned the recipe … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Pie, A Recipe from Charleston’s Local Palate

Here is a great and favorite Charleston recipe from Local Palate.  Enjoy! A reinvention of a southern classic. By Christina Tosi. Pastry Chef, Momofuku Milk Bar, New York City Ingredients For chocolate crust: 2 cups of your favorite deep, dark chocolate cookie, ground by hand or in food processor 2 teaspoons sugar 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted (more if needed) For salty caramel: 1 cup heavy cream, divided 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon kosher salt 2/3 cup sugar ¼ cup glucose 1 ea gelatin sheet ½ cup heavy cream For peanut butter nougat: ¾ cup sugar ¼ cup water 3 … Continue reading

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