Dive into Beautiful Southern Settings

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Welcome Autumn!

An Oyster Roast Under the Towering Oaks at Red Bluff Plantation, Hardeeville, South Carolina Created by Sebrell Smith As we drove through the iron gates, we entered sweet-smelling pinelands.  Woodpeckers were noisily calling and hammering…
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Replenishing Our Coastal Waters

Residents of Dataw Island are Making a Difference If we were to write a love letter to the Lowcountry oyster (Crassostrea virginica), surely we would thank it for its deliciousness and beyond its euphoric taste, its ability to filter our…
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Rebels with a View

A bounty of French Impressionists lands at Telfair Museums By Amy Paige Condon When Telfair Museums staged “Monet and American Impressionism” three years ago, the exhibit’s narrative arc illuminated Claude Monet’s influence on…
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Roasted Rack of Lamb

Inspired by Chef Matt Roher of Sea Pines 2 (8 rib) frenched racks of lamb trimmed of all but a thin layer of fat 1 1⁄2 teaspoons kosher salt 3⁄4 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon vegetable oil Herb coating 3 garlic cloves, minced 1⁄4…
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Trouble

A lonely guardian of the docks looks away mournfully in front of an old fish house on Wadmalaw Island. Trouble brings love and comfort to all who pass this way.  

Whiteboot Brotherhood

Saturday afternoons in Beaufort is a perfect time to ride out to St. Helena Island to purchase shrimp and blue crab fresh from the rickety weathered docks at Gay Seafood Company. Here is a place of billowing marsh grass, shorebirds, and silent…

What is a Whiteboot Hero

The term “whiteboot” is used throughout the brotherhood of fisherman all over the world. Coined from the use of rubber whiteboots to keep their feet dry and protected whether on the deck of a shrimp boat, crab boat or walking on oyster beds.…
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Glorious Spring

In the South, more than just food is made in the kitchen. Family and friends come together, relationships are strengthened, longstanding traditions are passed down and new traditions begin. As the warm spring breezes give way to the dawning…