Food & Drinks | Explore South Carolina

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 (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.
When Rice Was King (7): Georgetown
When Rice Was King (7): Georgetown

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By 1800, Georgetown was known as the land where planters all made fortunes with rice plantations. In 1839, Georgetown alone produced nearly half of America's Rice.