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Apple Cake with Salted Caramel Frosting is Dangerously Delicious

  Aaahhhh autumn, here you are in all your glory bringing us the things that dreams are made of  - including a dangerously delicious Apple Cake with Salted Caramel Frosting. Summertime gets all the glory with it comes to travel and…
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Experience 7 Gullah Historic Sites in Charleston

Gullah is a vibrant culture native to the Lowcountry of South Carolina and there are places to experience Gullah in Charleston. Anyone who visits will hear the word Gullah at some point and want to know more about it.   The Gullah…
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Brake for Boiled Peanuts

Next time you see a sign along the side of the road - brake for boiled peanuts! Y'all, they're amazing, and I'm not kidding! Boiled peanuts are an acquired taste, but according to Southerners, they are addictive. They are green or raw nuts…
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Decadent Shrimp, Collards and Grits

From my latest book, Southern Traditions, my favorite recipe for a very Decadent Shrimp, Collards and Grits. You will find this fast becomes a simple, yet delicious way to create this famous dish.              …
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5 Must-Try Restaurants in Bluffton, SC

Here's everything you need to know about these 5 must-try restaurants in Bluffton, SC.  There is nothing subtle about Bluffton's seduction, as this once drowsy village on the banks of the May River between Savannah and Hilton Head Island is…
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4 Treasured Cookbooks

During the past several months I have been sifting through my cookbook collection and shaking out the ones I think are not essential and have come up with 4 treasured cookbooks.  It’s a difficult task because each one has a special meaning…
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Five Amazing Hilton Head Island Restaurants

Hot happenings at these five favorite Hilton Head Island restaurants this summer! Although the island is small, Hilton Head is home to a number of restaurants that are sure to please even the pickiest of palates.  When most of us think of…