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Oh my, apple pie ... and much more, thanks to abundant varieties of the fruit

A great believer in the power of apples, I try to add an apple a day to our diet. I came to this gradually, by learning which I liked and which I didn’t like, and which ones suited my style of cooking.


No major headaches during morning commute

The Lowcountry’s interstates are fairly clear for drivers commuting Wednesday morning.


Patchy fog in the morning, then clear day on tap in Charleston

Wednesday morning will start off with patchy and dense fog in Charleston, then forecasters say the day will be sunny and warm with a high near 85.


Is Dorchester County fighting referendum process - or a tax hike?

Summerville needs to change its motto — "Flower Town in the Pines" just doesn’t seem to fit these days.


Fishing for inspiration in Sephardic cuisine

Like most of the dishes on the menu at Butcher & Bee, this fish preparation features a collision of local ingredients and Middle Eastern traditions. Here, the latter is represented by chraimeh, a sweet and spicy sauce associated with Tripolitan Jews.


What's so groat about buckwheat

Buckwheat is officially a fruit, not a grain. But it’s milled for flour, which in the U.S. is most commonly used for pancakes. In Russia and China, where buckwheat is far more popular, the seed is the basis of noodles, beer, ice cream and porridge.


Hibachi makes two meals in a day

Akilah Worley lives in North Charleston.


Rooftop restaurants aim for a higher level of dining

Q: What is the best restaurant for rooftop dining?


I won't have what he's having

"People are highly motivated to signal their uniqueness, even when it comes to something as small and dumb as ordering a beer." – New York Magazine, Sept. 9, 2016


Wise Buck fearlessly forging ahead

The full menu for Scarecrow, the third and final component in the Wise Buck complex stretching parallel to the Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry, wasn’t released prior to its opening this month. But a press release promised "food…stripped of nonessential ingredients," which provides some sense of how chef Ray...


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