Charleston Farmers Market Tour and Cooking with Holly

I am pleased to announce the first in a series of farmers market tours and cooking classes I will be conducting throughout the year at Charleston’s downtown farmers market. We’ll begin at the market early on Saturday mornings and come to my kitchen to cook from what’s inspired me and a group of just six students and finish up the day with a delicious three course meal at my table.

The fruits of summer season on display at Charleston Farmers Market.

The fruits of summer season on display at Charleston Farmers Market.

More details and registration information are provided in this link from yesterday’s post at The Permanent Tourist Charleston.

http://charleston.thepermanenttourist.com/new-farmers-market-tour-with-me-the-permanent-tourist-charleston/

Please feel free to follow me directly there and on facebook at facebook.com/tptcharleston and twitter:@tptcharleston

Happy cooking!

Holly

 

 

 

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Revolutionary in More Ways than One

 The Obstinate Daughter

Here is a link from yesterday’s post on The Permant Tourist Charleston about this brand new, shining restaurant on Sullivan’s Island:

http://charleston.thepermanenttourist.com/revolutionary-in-more-ways-than-one/

Enjoy!

Peas and Carrots (lower left) and SC Peach Salad from The Obstinate Daughter.

Peas and Carrots (lower left) and SC Peach Salad from The Obstinate Daughter.

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WildFlour Makes Charleston Sundays Even Sweeter

Sundays are all about Sticky Buns at WildFlour Pastry in downtown Charleston.

Oven-warm cinnamon bun from WildFlour's Sticky Bun Sunday.

Oven-warm cinnamon bun from WildFlour’s Sticky Bun Sunday.

Here’s the link from yesterday’s The Permanent Tourist Charleston

post to learn more about this special weekly event:

http://charleston.thepermanenttourist.com/sunday-best/

Bon appetit, and remember to come visit me there and invite any friends who may be interested in learning about all of the wonderful things to do, places to see, and wonderful restaurants in beautiful Charleston.

 

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Cool Soups for a Hot Fourth of July

The temperature is rising and it really is beginning to feel like the summer that officially began earlier this week.

Take advantage of these two recipes for delicious cool soups as posted earlier today at charleston.thepermanenttourist.com

These are two of my favorites from my latest cookbook, The French Cook-Soups & Stews (Gibbs Smith)  to be released Sept. 1 – details provided in the link above.

As always, happy (and cool!) cooking!

 

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The Heart of the Matter

The lastest post on my new blog, charleston.thepermanent tourist.com, explores my blooming love affair with Heart Woodfire Kitchen – in particular their show-stealing creamed mustard greens.

Here’s the link and a picture to whet your appetite.

http://charleston.thepermanenttourist.com/the-heart-of-the-matter/

Please come visit me at the new blog. I’ve been busy writing about all the wonderful things to do, see and eat in beautiful Charleston.

Heart Woodfire Grill's Outsanding Creamed Mustard Greens.

Heart Woodfire Grill’s Outsanding Creamed Mustard Greens.

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Fresh Potato, Onion and Sausage Hash

My most recent post at The Permanent Tourist-Charleston features two of spring’s most beloved ingredients – fresh potatoes and onions. Here’s a link to the post and the recipe.

http://charleston.thepermanenttourist.com/simply-saturday-3/

Feel free to visit and subscribe to charleston.thepermanenttourist.com

In the meantime, Happy Father’s Day!

 

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Happy Father’s Day!

In yesterday’s The Permanent Tourist Charleston blog, I shared memories of my magnificent father, and thoughts on cooking for Dad on his big day. The post includes a delicious recipe, and an opportunity to win a copy of The French Cook: Sauces (Gibbs Smith).

Wishing everyone a wonderful weekend!

http://charleston.thepermanenttourist.com/you-know-well-have-a-good-time-then/

The French Cook: Sauces (Gibbes Smith, March 1, 2013) by Holly Herrick

The French Cook: Sauces (Gibbes Smith, March 1, 2013) by Holly Herrick

 

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Organic Farming the Farmer King Way

On yesterday’s Home, Garden & Beach page, I posted about a farmer friend of mine who grows beautiful, organic food using his own ingenuity and tricks he learned from his grandmother.

It’s had over 1,000 visits so far. Here’s the link:

http://charleston.thepermanenttourist.com/farmer-king-rules/ 

Enjoy!

PS – Please note that you can join my facebook page for the same blog by typing in: The Permanent Tourist Charleston in your facebook bar. It should take you right there. I would love to see you there!

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Simply Saturday

Happy weekend to you, faithful readers!

Here’s yesterday’s post from my new blog, The Permanent Tourist-Charleston. To get regular posts or to subscribe, go to: charleston.thepermanenttourist.com

It features a simple, seasonal salad of garden-fresh cucumbers, red onions, jalapenos, and banana peppers wrapped up in a Champagne vinegar, water and a splash of sugar sauce.

http://charleston.thepermanenttourist.com/simply-saturday-2/

Happy cooking!

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Sweet Tea Dreams

In today’s post on my new blog, I discuss the wonderful Grace Episcopal Church Tea Room and why it’s a must do during Spoleto.

Please come visit me there!

http://charleston.thepermanenttourist.com/sweet-tea-dreams/

Succulent Buttermilk Pie at The Grace Episcopal Tea Room.

Succulent Buttermilk Pie at The Grace Episcopal Tea Room.

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