Famous Southern Foods of Charleston, SC – Fatback

Fatback is a South Carolina staple. Imagine taking about a finger length of pork about as thick as country ham bacon, with a tasty crunch on one side and a meaty, very strong smoky flavor on the other. Fatback has been a staple of southern cooking and the Carolinas since back in the colonial times, […]

Famous Southern Foods of Charleston, SC – Pimento Cheese

Pimento cheese—known affectionately as the “caviar of the South,” this creamy, cheesy condiment is best served between two slices of bread. To make your own, combine cheddar cheese, cream cheese, mayonnaise, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, onion powder, jalapeno, and pimento in a bowl. Pimento cheese is commonly served as a spread, often found combined with […]

Famous Southern Foods of Charleston, SC – Pecans

The Young Plantations history begins in the 1920s where they grew pecans deep in the Carolinas. The climate is perfect for perfectly sized and textured pecans.   A century later, we’ve got their flagship location in Florence, SC, where they offer over sixteen different flavors of gourmet pecans. This store also sells many different baked goods […]