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Popular Charleston Restaurants

Charleston has become synonymous with fine dining. Over the past 20 – 25 years its reputation has gained world-class status with award-winning chefs, and restaurants earning the moniker “best new restaurant in the United States.”  While it would take quite a while to visit all the top spots in Charleston, we’ve culled the list to some of the most popular spots. McCrady’s Restaurant Listed on the National Register of Historic Places and Landmarks, McCrady’s represents some of the best in new Southern fine dining. The menu, created by Chef Sean Brock, recipient of the 2010 James Beard Best Chef Southeast award, centers around inventive cuisine fresh from the farm and … Continue reading

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Fabulous Gingerbread Recipe!

Here is a fabulous new gingerbread  recipe, courtesy of Local Palate Magazine, a Charleston publication that celebrates Charleston’s cuisine and the culture that surrounds it.  We love this gingerbread recipe, and hope you will also: Ingredients: Dough 3 cups flour 1 ½ teaspoons cinnamon 1 teaspoons ground ginger ¾ teaspoons ground cloves ¼ teaspoon salt 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature 1/3 cup solid vegetable shortening ½ cup sugar ½ cup molasses 1 egg 1/8 cup buttermilk ½ teaspoon baking soda Icing 1 ½ cups powdered sugar Water Food coloring (optional) Instructions: For dough: Sift first six ingredients together in a mixing bowl. In a separate bowl, beat butter, shortening, … Continue reading

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