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Soothin' the Soul of the Gullah's

  It's Easter weekend and as I pass by the praise houses out on the Sea Islands, I think how these small places of worship provide a window to the past lives of the Gullah's of the Sea Islands.  They were so important to the Gullah…
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Hey Y'all We Can Still Enjoy Rack of Lamb!

Easter will be a lot different this year - no Easter bonnets, church services with all the Easter Lilies and flowers, little girls dressed up in their finest dresses and hair bows - but we can still enjoy Rack of Lamb.  We'll miss seeing all…
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St. Helena Island, the Land of Gullah

Featured painting by Diane Britton Dunham. Hey everyone!  I just want to take a moment during this chaotic time to send you my best wishes for your health and safety. For the most part I am staying home, washing my hands and trying to stay…
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Lowcountry Crab Cakes

Crab painting by Mark Hiles - Zoll Studios It's hard to imagine the fun we had just this time last year.  Now that we find ourselves in isolation, we are left with the memories of better times. But one thing that never changes is the abundance…
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Chicken Marsala for Dinner Tonight!

This Chicken Marsala in a deliciously creamy mushroom sauce that rivals any I've even been served in the finest restaurant.  It's super fast and easy to make at home. I was thrilled to find my bottle of Marsala wine so I took the mushrooms…
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Soft-Shell Crabs Are Here, Y'all!!!

You do not want to miss out on these darlings of the Lowcountry! Like most crustaceans, blue crabs outgrow their hard outer shells, then they shed them and begin growing a new one.  For a few hours, before it hardens, the new shell is soft,…
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The Jewel of the Lowcountry There is a place abounding in wildlife and natural beauty, with rivers, streams, marshes, and islands, where daily life revolves around the ebb and flow of the tides. Its a road less traveled into one of our country’s…
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Gracious Beginnings - Savannah

Weathered rolling pins, rustic wooden mixing bowls, floral dish towels faded and worn from years of use, an old recipe box with dozens of 3 x 5 cards in mother’s flowery script – welcome to the Southern kitchen! First and foremost, Savannah…