Famous Southern Foods of Charleston, SC – Frogmore Stew

Frogmore stew—Don’t worry—this one doesn’t have actual frogs. Also known as a Beaufort Stew or Lowcountry Boil, Frogmore Stew is boiled and seasoned shrimp, corn on the cob, sausage, red potatoes, and ham. Eat this at social functions and never forget the cocktail sauce. Frogmore stew originated in a tiny, lowcountry fishing town called Frogmore, on St. […]

The Base of Good Charleston Cooking

We’ll cut right to the chase: quality ingredients. As a local chef once remarked during a cooking class, “I don’t know any chef who can make a bad tomato taste good. Start with fresh, quality ingredients. That goes for all cooking, not just southern and not just Charleston southern. But we wanted to take this […]

Famous Southern Foods of Charleston, SC – Crab Cakes

Crab Cake—Crab cakes are popular in nearly every American state, but South Carolina crab cakes are truly something to write home about. In fact, we love everything crab-related—cakes, legs, and She-Crab stews. Crab cakes are extremely popular in the Lowcountry, as Blue Crabs are especially abundant off the South Carolina coast. Typical Charleston crab cakes […]