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 […]

Famous Southern Foods of Charleston, SC – Peach Cobbler

Peach Cobbler—South Carolina is America’s second-largest peach producer; it should come as no surprise that we do some pretty amazing things with this wonderful fruit. Perfect for hot afternoons or chilly mornings, peach cobbler is a Charleston staple. The cobbler consists of sliced peaches tossed in a cinnamon sugar mixture which is then covered in […]

Famous Southern Foods of Charleston, SC – Gumbo

The word “Gumbo” derives from the West African word for okra, suggesting that originally gumbo was cooked with okra. There are still recipes with okra, but the most common ingredients used today are file and roux.  All gumbos can be divided into three categories: seafood gumbo (containing the combination of oysters, shrimps, crabs, and crawfish), poultry […]