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Holly Herrick


Holly Herrick has been writing about food and travel in Charleston and the Lowcountry for over a decade. A resident of Charleston, she formerly wrote features and award-winning restaurant reviews for The Post and Courier. Now she’s the author of four published cookbooks: Southern Farmers Market Cookbook (Gibbs Smith, June, 2009), Charleston Chef's Table Cookbook - Extraordinary Recipes from the Heart of The Old South (Three Forks Press, Dec. 2009), Tart Love - Sassy, Savory and Sweet (Gibbs Smith, October 2011), and Food Lovers’ Guide to Charleston and Savannah (Globe Pequot Press, December, 2011), with another in the works. Herrick stays busy pursuing and writing about all things delicious, playing tennis, and enjoying downtime with her pets, Tann Mann and Chutney Cat. Photo credit: Helene Dujardin

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Posted: Mar 24 2014 - 11:38am
When it comes to killing (unless you count mosquitoes) I'm a wuss. I can't even stamp out a palmetto bug (cockroach). Once, when I was 12, while...

Posted: Mar 14 2014 - 11:36am
I call this soup "triple threat asparagus" because the flavors are layered in a stock based upon trimmings, roasted fresh asparagus for maximum...

Posted: Feb 9 2014 - 10:56am
I spent most of last week channeling my inner Irish Catholic guilt. I confess that's because while what seems like the rest of the country was...

Posted: Feb 5 2014 - 1:46pm
Valentine's Day, the holiday that almost everyone loves to hate, is upon us. While not one of this diehard romantic's favorites due to its forced,...

Posted: Jan 27 2014 - 12:25pm
Sack the chili and other usual Super Bowl menu suspects and throw a touchdown with this classic French stew: Coq au Vin. Make it ahead, serve, and...

Posted: Jan 14 2014 - 3:01pm
The brutal winter weather of the past few weeks has left me with a near constant craving for soups and also long-braised stews. Combine this with the...

Posted: Dec 27 2013 - 2:40pm
Hardly anything I can think of trumps the utterly simple deliciousness of a well prepared French onion soup. Similarly, I can think of nothing...

Posted: Dec 9 2013 - 3:59pm
I've been having fun in my kitchen lately experimenting with French soups for my upcoming book on the subject. One of the things that makes soup...

Posted: Nov 23 2013 - 12:13pm
Thanksgiving is all about tradition, but let's face it, not everyone loves apple, pumpkin, or pecan pie, and not everyone loves to bake or get...

Posted: Nov 18 2013 - 3:22pm   Last week, a full two weeks before Thanksgiving was even scheduled to arrive, I got an intense craving for turkey. Not the deli...


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