5 results for tag: Bourbon


Gathering of the Bourbonites

Our annual bourbon tasting was cancelled following the sudden death of dear friend and Beaufort wine and spirits aficionado, Larry Bernard. Larry had been planning the event since last summer and had already purchased some small batch bourbons for an upscale tasting. A handful of bourbon-loving friends, who remembered Larry fondly, joined Vince and me for a small tasting last weekend. Each couple brought a special bourbon and we all sampled a bourbon-laced menu. If you like bourbon, you're going to love these recipes!This blog is dedicated to May Bernard and in loving memory of our dear Larry.Bourbon-Bacon Cheese Ball7 slices bacon, cooked crisp and ...

Bourbon

Without inspiration, and already a day past the deadline, I'm having to force myself to sit at the computer and write my column. Slowly, it starts to hit me that without a really good idea, this could very well be my Jan Brady column. You know what I mean, uncelebrated and slightly neglected, kind of like warm beer and potato chips. “This cannot be,” I say to myself. “I need to think about something that I genuinely love." Suddenly, a single word pops into my head. “Bourbon.” Redemption.The recipes this week are from a bourbon pairing class that I taught with Larry Bernard back in February. If you only try one recipe, make the Bacon-Bourbon ...

Celebrating the Beaufort International Film Festival – Southern Style!

 Roll out the red carpet! The 9th annual Beaufort International Film Festival is in full swing with film makers, directors, screen writers, movie stars and lots of film-loving fans. Our local film festival is a heatwave of fun and excitement during what is typically a chilly February. This year's festival celebrates all things southern. The recipes this week feature a taste (actually, a great big gourmet bite) of the south and showcase some of my favorite things: chicken, peaches, broccoli, pimento cheese and bourbon. According to MovieMaker magazine, the Beaufort International Film Festival has been rated as “one of the 25 coolest general film ...

Barbeque for the Groom

Do you like to cook and entertain? Want to do something special for your fiance? How about throwing a party for your groom and his best friends? Easy and fun, these simple recipes guarantee a successful event.Plan your party during football, basketball or baseball season. If your fiance is into car racing, plan it on race day. Hopefully the weather will be beautiful so that you can set up some cornhole boards outside for the guys. Cornhole is all the rage in the south. It's a lawn game where players toss bags filled with dried corn or dried beans in a raised platform with a hole in the far end. It's very popular during tailgating season. Cornhole ...

Refreshing Summer Beverages

'Tis the season of hot days and warm nights! Who doesn't like a refreshing cold beverage in the summertime? I carry around a Tervis tumbler filled with herbal raspberry tea almost all of the time these days. It's so important to stay hydrated in this intense Lowcountry heat. My recipes this week are personal favorites photographed by three of the best photographers in Beaufort. Hope you enjoy them!Carolina Marsh TackyBourbon and ginger beer teamed with fresh lime --- the perfect cocktail for a southern gentleman! The Carolina Marsh Tacky is a rare breed of horse, native to the lowcountry of South Carolina. This recipe is adapted from another equestr...