In The Kitchen

Fair Deal Grocery ”The Spot 47” Continues Powell Family Business Legacy

By Barney Blakeney November 17, Fair Deal Grocery ”The Spot 47” held its grand opening ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the incorporation of its new commercial kitchen. The recently renovated neighborhood grocery store/internet café now will be serving hot meals at the homespun community gathering spot. Established in December 1953, Fair Deal Grocery has been the…

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Fresh Future Farm Hosts Inaugural Neighborhood Harvest Meal Fundraiser

Fresh Future Farm invites support for their Inaugural Neighborhood Harvest Meal on Saturday, November 18 from noon – 3 p.m. at 2008 Success Street in North Charleston. The first harvest meal is all about oysters, chili (with and without meat), delicious sides, desserts and two varieties of farm fresh herbal drinks (hibiscus tea and cucumber…

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Project Street Outreach Serves 4th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner On Reynolds Avenue

By Barney Blakeney Project Street Outreach November 18 will host its fourth annual Pre-Thanksgiving event at 2025 Reynolds Ave. in North Charleston. Executive Director J. Denise Cromwell anticipates another successful event that offers a full course Thanksgiving dinner and an array of resources to active duty service personnel and their families, veterans, the homeless community…

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Be ‘Bowled’ Over by These Satisfying, Healthful Lunches

Strapped for time? By stocking the pantry well and setting aside some weekend prep time, you can create a whole week of great lunches in just an hour. One bowl wonders are perfect for toting to work or school or enjoying at home. Simply choose a grain, a hearty root vegetable, some good-for-you greens, a…

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Ingevity Sponsors Full Year of Lowcountry Food Bank Fresh for All Events

  The Lowcountry Food Bank (LCFB) announced last week that Ingevity will sponsor 12 monthly LCFB Fresh for All events, with $42,000 in financial support. The first Ingevity Fresh for All to serve the community took place Tuesday, October 10, from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Arthur Christopher Community Center, 265 Fishburne Street, in…

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Geechie Grub – Soul Food at its Finest

By Patrice Smith Charleston is famous for its many soul food restaurants. Several Lowcountry establishments have even gained notoriety after being featured on nationwide cooking and travel shows. Now there’s another restaurant to add to the list. It’s called Geechie Grub, a 30 seat eatery on Dorchester Road in North Charleston where the chef is…

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New Cookbook Reveals Family Secret Recipes

Written by native South Carolinian Darren Campbell, ‘Charleston’s Gullah Recipes’ is now available for $11.99 online at gullahrecipes.com, and sold on Amazon.com and Barnes and Noble. It features 50 favorite family recipes, some of which are identical to what Darren grew up eating in his grandmother’s kitchen. These recipes will emphasize Charleston’s fresh seafood such…

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West Ashley Farmers Market 2017 Season Extends, Moves To Sundays

The West Ashley Farmers Market’s (WAFM) 2017 season, originally set to conclude on Wednesday, October 4, will be extended through Sunday, November 19. Beginning on Sunday, October 15, the WAFM will be held on Sunday afternoons from 12 to 4 p.m. in Ackerman Park (55 Sycamore Avenue, Charleston, SC 29407). Dates added to the WAFM…

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Spoon Up Tradition

When cooler temperatures call for something to warm you up, good, old-fashioned soups and stews may be just what you need. You can create delicious, steaming pots that taste like they’re straight out of mom’s kitchen with flavorful, convenient ingredients such as Aunt Nellie’s Pickled Beets and READ Salads to help streamline preparation. With these…

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