Recipes and Stories

24 August 2013: Deviled Crab

August 24, 2013

Tags: Deviled Crab, Blue Crab, Crab, Lowcountry Cooking, Classical Southern Cooking, Essentials of Southern Cooking

Deviled Crab, a Carolina and Georgia Lowcountry Classic
Crab cakes have become standard fare on Southern restaurant menus from Maryland to Louisiana, and one of the signature dishes of modern Southern cooking. They’re so popular that it seems petty to quibble over them. But as delectable as it can be (when well made), molding cooked crabmeat into a regular, round cake presents a delicate balancing act for the cook: keeping the binding breading to a minimum without having the cake fall apart in the frying pan. (more…)

4 August 2013: Pasta alla Diva

August 4, 2013

Tags: Pasta alla Norma, Eggplant, Savannah Voice Festival, Spaghetti, Pasta

Pasta alla Norma
This past weekend The Savannah Voice Festival debuted, and for the next two weeks, the steamy Lowcountry air will seem a little less heavy as it is filled with the glorious sounds of Fifty-three promising young performers who have gathered in our little town to study with more than two dozen seasoned singers, coaches, and accompanists. (more…)