The South is known for many things, and the South Carolina Low Country fare is extra special. With the many various ways to prepare Grits, Shrimp and Southern Peaches, you could eat all day long in Charleston.
The South Carolina shrimp season is in full-swing. Magwood Seafood has been a fixture in Mount Pleasant for decades, and is famous for providing high quality local seafood at fair prices. Delivery is available, or bring the biggest cooler you have to the store and they'll fill it up with fresh local shrimp!
As South Carolina's state food, grits are considered a staple, a comfort food, and a symbol of our unique culinary traditions. The color of grits depends on the color of corn used – yellow or white. The best part about grits is you can have it for breakfast, lunch, dinner or dessert, and it is served in diners and in gourmet restaurants.
Summer in South Carolina means peaches. From roadside stands to supermarkets, this delectable fruit graces our shelves and palates from early June straight through to September.South Carolina is #2 in the nation in peach production, second to California. We lead all southern states, including Georgia, and are called the "Tastier Peach State." As a matter of fact, the peach is SC's state fruit. If you haven't tasted one, you're missing out!
So start the challenge at your apartment in Charleston, SC. See who can create the tastiest Shrimp and Grits with Peach pie for dessert.