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For a quick, no-bake sweet, we love this super-simple honey taffy from Apis Mercantile. It needs only one ingredient—pure, raw honey 🍯
To make a treat that harkens springtime's flavors, try making it with Apis' southern wildflower honey. Sourced from apiaries around the Lowcountry, the honey's tasting notes reflect the seasonal flora that blooms over the year.
Honey Taffy Recipe This honey taffy recipe is the perfect treat to welcome spring. Make it with Apis Mercantile's Southern wildflower honey for floral flavors from South Carolina.
Picture this: It’s a festive occasion, beach day, game day, or unwind-after-work o’clock. What are you drinking? For us, it often depends on the snack in hand. Beer’s carbonation and refreshing edge complements crunchy, salty treats, and these Southern-made snacks are breezy, no-brainer matches to round out the experience.
🌭 Pine Street Market sausage + bock beer
🦪 Oysters XO + stout
🥨 Queen City Crunch + lager
🥜 Boiled Bertie County Peanuts + pale ale
🍺 Pimento cheese Lowcountry Kettle chips + Belgian sour
Best Snacks to Pair with Beer Beer’s carbonation and refreshing edge complements crunchy, salty treats, and these five Southern-made snacks are the perfect pairings for a cold one.
Chef DelJuan Murphy has been an avid user of Lillie's of Charleston hot sauces and seasonings for years—he was instantly hooked on their ability to bring that instant 'oomph' to his dishes. Lillie’s called upon Murphy to highlight his love of their seasonings and sauces for the 2022 @chswineandfood Festival. Grab Murphy’s exclusive barbecue street corn recipe and shop Lillie’s of Charleston's flavors: https://localpalatemarketplace.com/blogs/news/cooking-up-a-party-with-lillies-of-charleston
Cooking Up a Party with Lillie's of Charleston Chef DelJuan Murphy has been a long-time user of Lillie’s of Charleston hot sauces and seasonings. He created this exclusive recipe to showcase their products.
You don't need a designated time to munch on a handful of goobers, but we like to make a point of doing so during #NationalPeanutMonth. Beyond straight snackin’, we’re using 🥜s to dress up dinner and desserts with a little help from Hubs Virginia Peanuts and Bertie County Peanuts. https://localpalatemarketplace.com/blogs/news/peanut-recipes-for-national-peanut-month
Peanut Recipes for National Peanut Month There's no specific time to munch on a handful of goobers, but we make a point of doing so during National Peanut Month with sweet and savory peanut recipes.
After concocting elderberry syrup at home, Stephanie Rickenbaker not only discovered the immune system boosting benefits of elderberries, but also their delicious taste. Rickenbaker’s love for caring for her family and their health inspired Sweet's Elderberry. She didn’t stop at syrup, developing shrub, extract and tincture that use all-natural ingredients. Meet the maker of Sweet’s Elderberry and try out their products for yourself: https://localpalatemarketplace.com/blogs/news/meet-the-maker-sweets-elderberry
Meet the Maker: Sweet's Elderberry Meet Stephanie Rickenbaker, the Charlotte-based mom behind Sweet's Elderberry, who demonstrates that healthy living need not sacrifice delicious flavors.
Fourth-generation 🥜 farmer, Elisha Barnes, keeps his farm rooted in tradition by shocking his peanuts. Each year, around early spring, Hubs Virginia Peanuts releases a collection of single origin redskin peanuts from Barnes, and it’s one of their most sought-after products—2021’s release sold out within 24 hours. Meet the peanut farmer who's preserving traditional farming methods and creating a sweeter, tastier product.
A Shocking Take on Virginia Peanuts Meet the fourth-generation Virginia peanut farmer who is preserving traditional farming methods and creating a sweeter, tastier product as a result.
Growing up, Queen City Crunch owner Katie Cooper’s mother christened every party, holiday, and special occasion with her cajun pretzels. The snack was a mainstay within her family, with versions crafted to everyone’s preference—in addition to her mom’s OG recipe, Cooper adopted riffs for an extra hot seasoning for her spice-loving dad, and a mild, dill-seasoned pretzel for her young daughter.
Below, learn how this Charlotte-based full-time mom turned a family-favorite recipe into a booming side hustle, and shop Queen City Crunch on TLP Marketplace.
Meet the Maker: Queen City Crunch Meet Katie Cooper, the maker of Queen City Crunch pretzels. Learn how this Charlotte-based full-time mom turned a family-favorite recipe into a booming side hustle.
Party like it’s NOLA! With #MardiGras around the corner, we’re donning our beads and wigs, and getting ready for a food and drink-filled bacchanal. With the help of recipes from Southern experts—jazzed up with our favorite specialty ingredients—you can let les bon temps roulez from breakfast to happy hour. https://localpalatemarketplace.com/blogs/news/mardi-gras-recipes-with-big-easy-flavor
Mardi Gras Recipes with Big Easy Flavor With the help of Mardi Gras recipes from Southern experts—jazzed up with specialty ingredients—you can let les bon temps roulez from breakfast to happy hour.
The South's small business owners brim with innovation and talent. And, if they're on the Local Palate Marketplace, you can count on a particular degree of culinary flare, too. These five black-owned businesses in Charleston, Nashville, Atlanta, and beyond are leaders in their craft.
Featuring Middleton Made Knives, Perfectly Cordial, Suga's Pimento Cheeses, Holmes Sweet Home, and Lillie's of Charleston
Southern Black-Owned Businesses These Southern black-owned businesses in Charleston, Nashville, and beyond are leaders in gourmet barbecue sauces, pimento cheese, and artisan kitchenware.
Happy #NationalMargaritaDay! However you're celebrating this *very* important holiday, we've got you covered with Southern-made artisan goods to keep the party going all year long—from celebratory snacks and sweets to fruit-forward mixers and craft garnishes. Shop TLP Marketplace today: https://localpalatemarketplace.com/
Nothing greets an easy weekend morning better than a warm muffin enjoyed with a steaming cup of coffee. The best part? Muffin recipes are ultra easy to pull off and come together quicker than bread or cake. With #NationalMuffinDay around the corner on February 20, we're celebrating accordingly with the help of Southern products and recipes from Apis Mercantile and Altman Farm and Mill.
Bite Into these Muffin Recipes With National Muffin Day, February 20, around the corner, we're preparing our favorite muffin recipes with the help of Southern ingredients.
It's Valentine's Day, and it’s time to set the mood. Some may reach for classic tools, like candles 🕯️, rose petals 🌹, or smooth jazz 🎶. When it comes to aphrodisiacs, though, these specialty syrups, chocolates, local oysters, and more are particularly seductive.
Southern Foods that are Actually Aphrodisiacs When it comes to Southern made aphrodisiacs, these specialty syrups, chocolates, oysters, and more from the Local Palate Marketplace are particularly seductive.
It's our favorite weekend for saucy snacks and prime commercial viewing. . . Oh, and football. We're unleashing gourmet ingredients to level up this year's game day snacks. With specialty cured meats from Pine Street Market, Lillie's of Charleston hot sauce, and Pickled Pink Foods craft pickles, these snack recipes will score the touchdown.
Recipes for Game Day Snacks We're unleashing gourmet ingredients from Southern makers to level up this year's game day snacks, including hot oysters, fried pickles, and handhelds.
If you’re looking to impress your sweetheart—and we mean, like, John Cusack-holding-a-boombox impress—for Valentine’s Day, then you need to upgrade from the last-minute box of chocolates and cliché teddy bear. From gooey, indulgent brownies made in Nashville to a cookie the size of your head and buttery-sweet brittles, these thoughtful Valentine’s Day gifts spread the love not only to your person, but also to small business owners and artists around the South.
Southern Sweets that Score Brownie Points Spark some wow with Southern sweets that spread the love not only to your person, but also to small business owners and artists around the South.
We take food holidays very seriously at The Local Palate, so you better believe that we're welcoming #NationalSnackFoodMonth with open arms. As our team eagerly anticipates the month ahead, we're arming ourselves with our favorite locally made Southern snacks from TLP Marketplace. From a team that spends a lot of time thinking about food, these are the Southern snacks we're using to celebrate February. https://localpalatemarketplace.com/blogs/news/tlps-favorite-southern-snacks
If food is your ❤️ language, you’re in the right place. Whether you want to bake a treat for your sweetie, shower your honey with some sugar, or catch the eye of your crush, these Valentine’s Day recipes from Magnolia Mixes, Bourbon Barrel Foods, and Jenni Field's Pastry Chef Online will fill them with sweet sentiments. https://localpalatemarketplace.com/blogs/news/valentines-day-desserts-for-your-sweetie
Valentine's Day Desserts for Your Sweetie With the day of love around the corner, we’re reaching for these Valentine's Day recipes to impress our loved ones and fill them with sweet sentiments.
Did you know? You can shop for past and current individual issues of The Local Palate through the Local Palate Marketplace. Find stories about Southern food, restaurants, destinations, and the people shaping it in the Local Palate magazine. In these pages, you'll discover the best of Southern food, restaurants, and destinations, along with exclusive interviews, recipes from Southern chefs, and stories from our team of experts. Start shopping now: https://localpalatemarketplace.com/collections/the-local-palate-magazine-issues
When it's too dreary and cold to do much outside, we must resort to the only appropriate option: settle in with a binge-worthy movie or show. Few things go better with a movie night than zesty sustenance to keep us fueled until the credits roll. From sweet chocolates and North Carolina peanuts to salty pretzels and savory popcorn, count on these Southern-made snacks to power your Hollywood blockbuster screenings and Yellowstone binges. https://localpalatemarketplace.com/blogs/news/movie-night-snacks
Movie Night Snacks We love movie theater popcorn as much as the next person, but at-home screenings let us elevate movie night snacks to sophisticated bites from Southern gourmands.
“I don’t like to call it ‘Dry January’—I call it ‘Juicy January,’" Perfectly Cordial founder Rhonda Cammon says. This gives us even more faith in her ability to craft full-flavored beverages that rely on tropical fruits and global spices—not booze—for their taste.
Whether you observe Dry January, want a lighter beverage option, or simply need some winter cocktail inspiration, check out Cammon's tips and tricks to make January a little juicier: https://localpalatemarketplace.com/blogs/news/savoring-dry-january-with-perfectly-cordial
For many of us, the Southern biscuit is a novelty. Unless you grew up with them, the rich, flaky biscuit fascinates folks with its simultaneous light and fluffy texture. Guests staying at Charleston's Zero George get treated to some of the South's most renowned biscuits: Callie's Hot Little Biscuit. Many of the hotel’s visitors come from Northern locales where they’ve only heard about the infamous Southern staple.
(No plans to visit Charleston in the near future? No problem—shop Callie's nationwide on TLP Marketplace.)
Shopping Local with Callie's Hot Little Biscuits Unless you grew up with them, rich, flaky Southern biscuits fascinate folks. But at Zero George in Charleston, Callie’s Hot Little Biscuits are the daily bread.
Yesterday may have been #NationalPopcornDay, but we’re keeping the celebrations going all week long with big bowls of crunchy, bite-sized goodness. Currently, we're loving this Heirloom Popping Corn made with corn from Bluestone Mountain Farm in West Virginia. Learn more—and whip up a batch for yourself—below.
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Easy Stovetop Popcorn Recipe We’re celebrating National Popcorn Day with a big bowl of Heirloom Popping Corn from Bluestone Mountain Farm in West Virginia, made from a hull-less varietal.
#NationalHotandSpicyFoodsDay kicked off our week, and we’re looking to warm up January with some recipes that bring the heat. Fortunately, the South knows a bit about hot sauces—Texas Pete was born in North Carolina, after all! 🌶️ If you live to ignite your tastebuds or simply want to zip up your hors d'oeuvres spread, here's some inspiration to add a kick to your usual go-to snacks. https://localpalatemarketplace.com/blogs/news/hot-ways-to-spice-up-snack-time
AR's Hot Southern Honey BootLikker Hot Sauce Lillie's of Charleston
Hot Ways to Spice Up Snack Time If you live to ignite your tastebuds or simply want to zip up your hors d'oeuvres spread, try these spicy recipes to add a kick to your usual go-to snacks.
While everyone has their own definition of comfort food, red beans and rice transcends as one particular dish in the South that revives you after a long day and fills you with warmth. We love giving it an extra kick with Spiceology's Cajun seasoning from Louisiana chef Isaac Toups and Pappy&Co.'s Bourbon Barrel-Aged Pepper Sauce.
Instant Pot Red Beans and Rice Red beans and rice transcends all forms of Southern comfort food. To inspire warm, fuzzy feelings in a pinch, we reach for this Instant Pot red beans and rice.
Low/no ABV drinks are on the rise, and we’re not mad about it. We caught up with Lauren Chitwood of Spiritless, a Kentucky-based company that proves it’s possible and delicious to have a whiskey big on flavor but low on booze. Their first product, Kentucky 74, offers a realistic alternative for making non-alcoholic old fashioneds, or simply sipping neat—and still feel perky the next morning. In the spirit(less) of Dry January, we asked Chitwood about what she's stirring up this winter. https://localpalatemarketplace.com/blogs/news/spiritless-cocktails-in-time-for-winter
Spiritless Cocktails in Time for Winter In our search for a low-ABV option that's sexier than soda and lime, we caught up with the founders of Spiritless to see what they're stirring up this winter.
When searching for your next winter salad, choose one that highlights seasonal produce in a way that sticks to your ribs. We're all about this hoppin' john salad from Jessica Rothacker at Heirloom Cafe & Fresh Market, complete with black-eyed peas, savory pork belly, textured Carolina Gold Rice, and leafy collards. https://localpalatemarketplace.com/blogs/news/hoppin-john-salad-recipe
It's the Lowcountry Nosh: Charleston Jewish Food & Heritage Festival! Keep checking back to see when we will have this event in 2022!
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Fresh Salads and Wraps with two area locations: Charleston & Mt. Pleasant. Over 40 fresh, healthy ingredients and handmade dressings.
Fresh Salads and Wraps with two area locations: Charleston & Mt. Pleasant. Over 40 fresh, healthy ingredients and handmade dressings.