In The Kitchen

Grow Unique Edibles to Wow Your Guests

By Melinda Myers Make your next gathering one to remember by including a few unique vegetables on the relish tray, as a side dish or for dessert. Your guests will be “wowed” not only because you grew your own ingredients, but because of the unique shape, color or flavor of the vegetables you serve. Create…

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Charleston County Public Library participating in Charleston County School District’s Seamless Summer Feeding Program

The Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) is serving free breakfast to children in need this summer through its participation in the Seamless Summer Feeding Program run by the Charleston County School District (CCSD).  The Summer Feeding Program allows school districts to provide free summer meals to children and teens in low-income areas during the traditional…

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Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program Returns to Charleston County

The Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) returns this summer with the goals of supplementing the diets of low-income seniors with fresh, nutritious produce and supporting South Carolina’s small farmers. The seasonal USDA grant program allows low-income, senior citizens — age 60 and older — to purchase unprocessed fruits and vegetables from authorized farmers’ markets, roadside…

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Healthy Bucks Returns to Charleston County to Help Stretch Produce Budgets

The incentive program that allows SC SNAP recipients to double their SNAP dollars to purchase more fresh fruits and vegetables at participating farmers markets or from participating farmers returns this summer. Administered by the South Carolina Department of Social Services, the Healthy Bucks Incentive Program features 30 vendors in 20 counties this year. One of…

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Caliber Collision Says “Fill ‘er Up” with Donations For 7th Annual Rhythm Restoration Food Drive

Caliber Collision, the largest collision repair company in the country, is asking its customers, business partners and the public to “fill ‘er up” by donating grocery bags full of food during its 7th Annual Rhythm Restoration Food Drive, starting now through May 11. Donations from Caliber’s food drive locally in the Charleston area will help…

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The Fine Line

  By D.R.E. James I imagine my demeanor to be something like Drake’s on the cover of his magnum opus Take Care. Head down, by his lonesome in the corner of Joso’s dining room. Except at Henrietta’s, I’m not in Toronto. I’m on the wickered, patioed Parisian-feeling patio of Henrietta’s. My waiter greets me; his…

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That Side of Paradise

By D.R.E. James Charleston, crumbling eloquently under the weight of hurricanes, humidity and history, possessed those subtle aesthetic nuances I’m infatuated with–exposed brick, fading hand painted signage and the chipped edge of a claw foot tub. The summer I moved there the city had just completed a dynastic reign as the number one city in…

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