Lady Baltimore Cake

Lady Baltimore Cake from Alicia Rhett Mayberry, a great lady of Charleston who is usually conceded to have introduced the cake.

Sweet Tea

Sweet Tea

There is no better way to cool down on a hot summer day in the South than with an ice cold glass of sweet tea, and by sweet, southerners mean sweet!

Southern Strawberry Shortcake

Strawberries, and more strawberries, are the centerpiece at Boone Hall Plantation for one of the sweetest special events held in the Lowcountry every spring.

Lowcountry Oyster Roast

One of Charleston’s favorite ways to entertain in the cooler weather is with an oyster roast

Lowcountry Boil

Created by Richard Gay, of Frogmore, S.C., this one-pot wonder was used when this resourceful cook, a National Guardsman, needed to prepare a meal for 100 soldiers.