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Modern Living in the Old South

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A beloved Italian liqueur that has gained worldwide fame, our Limoncello recipe is a perfect toast to the flavor of summer. INGREDIENTS1 bottle vodka 100-proof 10 lemons, washed and dried 1-2 cups granulated sugar 1-2 cups water PREPARATION  Use a vegetable peeler to remove the peels from all the lemons. Try to remove only the outer yellow […]

Lemon Squares

Sweet and buttery paired with a vibrant burst of lemon? Yes, please! INGREDIENTS1 cup all purpose flour 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/4 cup powdered sugar 2 eggs 1 cup granulated sugar 2 teaspoons lemon zest 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt Extra powdered sugar to top PREPARATION Preheat oven to […]

Lemon Pasta

This lemon pasta is perfect for summer but it’s rich yet vibrant flavor will make it a favorite all year long. INGREDIENTS2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon zest 1 teaspoon honey 3 medium shallots, minced 1 cup heavy cream 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper (optional) […]

La Rustica’s Family Fare

Nestled in the heart of Summerville, La Rustica serves up the incredible flavors of Chef Giulio Pellegrini’s native region of Italy in an atmosphere that embodies true southern hospitality and makes you feel like family. The Southern style home on the corner of North Magnolia Street and East 3rd North Street has seen many incarnations. […]

Pitch Perfect

At times, skilled athletes are lauded for their sports acumen without consideration for their overall disposition, sense of self  and purpose.  Summerville born and raised center back, Jessica Osborne does not exemplify these times. With  grace and humility, she finds purpose in her ability to compete on national and international soccer fields.  From an early […]

Southern Fusion

Smokin’ Gringos pitmaster and owner, Mike Bastin infuses competition style BBQ with flavors and seasoning found in Mexican, Latin American, and Caribbean cuisine with innovative intent. Serious professional BBQ competition participants, Bastin and his two daughters, Bella, and Courtney, travel the Southeast winning title after title with good natured passion. To date they have won […]

The Man Behind It All

Summerville, SC is known for its history of sweet tea and the Azalea flower, but few know the French botanist who first planted the seeds of the storybook town’s storied history. The Town of Summerville and the Lowcountry are strongholds of sweet tea devotees. For decades, the drink was believed to have been invented in […]

Faith & Flour

With her hands buried in the mixing bowl, It’s All in the Biscuit’s creator Kim Lazarus proves all things are possible if you have a little faith. The King James Version of the Bible talks a lot about bread, perhaps most famously reminding us that man does not live by bread alone. There are many […]

Honoring Heroes

A major discovery near Camden, SC sheds light on heroes from the past. Just north of Camden, the landscape transitions from a bustling urban area to scattered homesteads and expansive longleaf pine forests.  Known as the Sandhills Region, the pines grow tall and straight on this edge of the prehistoric Atlantic Ocean and on August […]

American Cup

Veterans John Richards and Neil Johnson, owners of OneNation Coffee, are dedicated to helping veterans, first responders and their families one cup of coffee at a time. Companies are founded to fill a void, offer a different level of service or quality not available in the marketplace. The vision usually starts with a simple conversation […]