Your Palmetto State Dairies

There's a great read in this week's New York Times Food Section about small, local dairy farms. Of course here in the Palmetto State, we've been doing it since before it was cool. A few dairies stand out in my mind: Happy Cow Creamery in Pelzer, SC. "Happy Cow Creamery is a unique on-the-farm milk …

Lost Flavors Found

As originally published in Mt. Pleasant Magazine, 7/2015. Special thanks to my editor, @DeniseKJames. Posted by MPM 2 Comments Original photo by Heather Grilliot, additional photos courtesy author. Maniacal and seemingly half-crazed, Glenn Roberts bursts through the back kitchen door. “I’ve got to be across town in 15 minutes. Here,” he blurts, handing me a small …

The Palmetto State & Joel Poinsett

Jadie from over at Boone Hall Farms stuck his head in the kitchen with one of the biggest,  happiest poinsettias I'd ever seen. "Hey man," he says, "I brung ya some Christmas spirit!" This time of year, red or white poinsettias become ubiquitous. Tradition states that in 16th century Mexico, an impoverished girl named Maria was inspired by …