Food & Drinks

Learn about some interesting ways of preparing South Carolina's culinary favorites! 

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Pawleys Island, Part 3 - Crab Cakes
Pawleys Island, Part 3 - Crab Cakes

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Another thing synonymous with Pawleys Island is good food. Fishing and shrimping are daily preludes for those living in the area. A perennial favorite dish of Pawleys Island are crab cakes, and chefs...
Movie Theaters | History Of SC Slide Collection
Movie Theaters | History Of SC Slide Collection

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Movie-going was an important source of entertainment during the 1920s and 1930s, and every town of any size in South Carolina had a movie theater in the downtown shopping district. The Rex Theater in...
Barbecuing | History Of SC Slide Collection
Barbecuing | History Of SC Slide Collection

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Barbecue in its many forms is a tradition so important in South Carolina cuisine that regional variations in barbecue sauce were included in a recent geography of the state! Here, a St. Helena's...
When Rice Was King (11): Dangers To The Rice Crop
When Rice Was King (11): Dangers To The Rice Crop

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Several dangers to rice crops included hurricanes, floods from the mountains, and swollen rivers. Damage ranged from minor, to total devastation. Animals, such as rice weevils, crows, and ducks, also...
When Rice Was King (6): Tidal Irrigation
When Rice Was King (6): Tidal Irrigation

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Planters made the transition from swamp based rice-growing, to using tidal irrigation. With tidal irrigation, planters used a series of dikes and dams to control the flow of water into rice fields.