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Looking for the best place to dine and entertain?

Welcome to Edibles

HOLIDAY HAPPENINGS IN THE LOWCOUNTRY

At Edibles we focus on the best in dining, food and entertainment in Beaufort, Bluffton, Jasper, and surrounding areas. Edibles magazine keeps its readers on the cutting edge with the latest in food, recipes, chefs news, restaurant news and entertainment events.

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Email: info@ediblesmag.com www.EdiblesMag.com Follow us on Twitter Like us on Facebook Publisher Melody Reid Associate Editor Ruth Ragland Account Executive Bob Folks Jill Sanders

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Contributing Writers Roxy Lara Cindy Handy Greta Macaire, R.D. Edibles is published bimonthly. No portion of this publication may be reproduced in whole or part without express written permission from the publisher. The publisher accepts no liability for the accuracy of statements made by the advertisers


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Holiday happenings in the Lowcountry BEAUFORT

A Night On The Town. Downtown Beaufort businesses stay open late Friday, Dec. 5; entertainment by local choirs, dance groups and clubs, Christmas tree lighting with Santa and a performance by the Parris Island Marine Corps Band. For info visit www. downtownbeaufort.com Holiday Sea Island Celebration in Historic Beaufort. Aunt Pearlie Sue and the Gullah Kinfolk perform “A Gullah Kinfolk Christmas Wish” on Dec. 5 at the USCB Performing Art Center. Enjoy feasting, art, and a full stage musical. Tickets are $30 (in advance); $35 (at the door); $10 (ages 7-17).  Call 843.986.1102 for tickets or special group rates.  Light Up The Night Boat Parade, Saturday, Dec. 6 at Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park presented by Main Street Beaufort, USA and The Beaufort Sail & Power Squadron. For more information call 525-6644. Beaufort’s traditional   Christmas Parade Sunday, Dec. 7 in downtown Beaufort from 3 to 5 p.m.

BLUFFTON

Join the Town of Bluffton the weekend of Dec. 5-7, 2014. The Town Hall Christmas tree lighting from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Dec. 5 at Town Hall, 20 Bridge St. The event will include a musical performance by M.C. Riley Elementary School students and an appearance by Santa Claus. The Old Town Bluffton Merchants Society also will host “Light Up the Night” Dec. 5 from 3 to 8 p.m. which includes free holiday trolley rides

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beginning at 5 p.m. The Christmas parade will begin at 11 a.m. on Dec. 6, 2014. The parade starts at Pritchard and Bridge streets and ends at Red Cedar Road.

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Taste of the Season, Dec. 5, Hilton Head Marriott Resort & Spa. Get holiday inspiration and experience the innovative cuisine of top area chefs as they share their culinary fare from more than 35 of your favorite restaurants at the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce’s annual Taste of the Season. For more info call 843.341.8379.

RIDGELAND

Holiday Festival of Music & Lights. Blue Heron Nature Trail, I-95 Exit 21 10,000 lights illuminate dozens of displays along the trail. Various groups present holiday carols throughout the month. (843)726-7611.

SAVANNAH

December 5-6 Christmas On The River The official arrival of Ol’ St. Nick and the magic of the Lighted Parade begins Saturday at 5:30pm. Traveling throughout downtown and ending at Ellis Square. Free & open to the public, Historic River Street & Broughton Street call 912-234-0295 for more info.

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Hardeeville Christmas Parade Dec. 13 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm. Christmas Tree Lighting Saturday, Dec. 13 at City Hall after the parade. For more info visit www.hardeevillechamber. com Sponsored by Greater Hardeeville Chamber of Commerce.


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10 Tips for Healthy Holiday Eating By Greta Macaire, R.D.

The holiday season is a time to celebrate with family and friends. Unfortunately, for many it also becomes a time for over-eating and weight gain. According to the National Institutes of Health, holiday eating can result in an extra pound or two every year. Over a lifetime, holiday weight gain can really add up. The holidays don’t have to mean weight gain. Focus on a healthy balance of food, activity, and fun. By implementing a few simple tips you can stay healthy through the holiday season. 1. Be realistic. Don’t try to lose pounds during the holidays, instead try to maintain your current weight. 2. Plan time for exercise. Exercise helps relieve holiday stress and prevent weight gain. A moderate and daily increase in exercise can help partially offset increased holiday eating. Try 10or 15-minute brisk walks twice a day. 3. Don’t skip meals. Before leaving for a party, eat a light snack like raw vegetables or a piece of fruit to curb your appetite. You will be less tempted to over-indulge. 4. Survey party buffets before filling your plate. Choose your favorite foods and skip your least favorite. Include vegetables and fruits to keep your plate balanced. 5. Eat until you are satisfied, not stuffed. Savor your favorite holiday treats while

eating small portions. Sit down, get comfortable, and enjoy. 6. Be careful with beverages. Alcohol can lessen inhibitions and induce overeating; non-alcoholic beverages can be full of calories and sugar. 7. If you overeat at one meal go light on the next. It takes 500 calories per day (or 3,500 calories per week) above your normal/maintenance consumption to gain one pound. It is impossible to gain weight from one piece of pie! 8. Take the focus off food. Turn candy and cookie making time into nonedible projects like making wreaths, dough art decorations or a gingerbread house. Plan group activities with family and friends that aren’t all about food. Try serving a holiday meal to the community, playing games or going on a walking tour of decorated homes. 9. Bring your own healthy dish to a holiday gathering. 10. Practice Healthy Holiday Cooking. Preparing favorite dishes lower in fat and calories will help promote healthy holiday eating. Enjoy the holidays, plan a time for activity, incorporate healthy recipes into your holiday meals, and don’t restrict yourself from enjoying your favorite holiday foods. In the long run, your mind and body will thank you. WWW.EDIBLESMAG.COM • 9


In The Know

Chef Peggy Beck

Chef Talk

BY RUTH RAGLAND

The joy of cooking has proven to be

a passion and a profession for caterer Peggy Beck, owner of The Joyful Palate, Catering and Event Planning in Bluffton. Peggy and her husband relocated to the Lowcountry 20 years ago from Pittsburgh, Pa. “We just came down for a vacation and decided to stay,” she said. She started the Joyful Palate about four years ago after having catered events for Grace Community Church, which she attends on Hilton Head Island. “My mom was an Army cook and I’m the last of seven children so I’ve been in the kitchen since I was a very young child,” she said. “I like to be challenged, so I love Asian food and I love to prepare it,” she said of her specialties, which also include Italian cuisine and seafood. “I have cookbooks but they’re mainly just to get ideas,” Beck said. “I’ll just look at something and then decide ‘OK, I don’t like that so I’m going to do this.’ “I really never follow the recipes,” she laughed. “A lot of times I just come up with things — even when I’m doing cooking demonstrations.”

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Television shows like “Top Chef” and “Iron Chef” have elevated chefs to celebrity status while driving the expectations of restaurant patrons. “I really enjoy what I do,” she said. “I do not have a degree in culinary arts, so I never call myself a chef — my peers do. “I call myself a culinarian which is a respecter of food,” she said. “I do everything from scratch — I don’t use anything from food industry providers.” “So when an executive chef has dubbed me chef that is good because I respect their field a lot. “My mentor Jay Odom Jr. has told me time and again, ‘You are a chef in every sense of the word,’” she said. “I thank him for that vote of confidence in me.” Beck is in the process of writing her own cookbook and developing a line of spices and marinades. “I’ve always said when I don’t have a smile on my face when I’m getting ready for an event I’m done,” she said. “Yes it’s my job but it’s also what I love to do — it’s my passion.” For more information, call (843) 422-0435 or email peggy@thejoyfulpalate.com


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Turkey Noodle Casserole Recipe by Cindy Handy Seasonal and Holiday Recipe Exchange Ingredients: 1 can Cream of Chicken or Mushroom Soup (Regular or Fat Free) 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup sour cream 1 pkg (10 oz) frozen California style mixed Vegetables (chunky) 8-12 oz. turkey, cooked & shredded (or leftover cooked turkey) **** 2 cups medium egg noodles, cooked & drained 2 TB dry bread crumbs 1 TB butter, melted 1/2 tsp oregano 1/2 tsp rosemary 1/2 tsp pepper 2 TB Parmesan cheese fresh rosemary sprig (if available) Directions: Stir the soup, milk, sour cream, vegetables, oregano, rosemary, pepper, chicken and noodles in a sprayed 1-1/2-quart casserole dish. Mix the bread crumbs, Parmesan

cheese and butter in a small bowl ~ sprinkle crumb mixture on top of the chicken in dish. Top with rosemary sprig. Bake at 400 for 20-30 minutes or until the chicken mixture is hot and bubbling. Serves 4-6

NOTE: *** If you simmer the chicken in water (to cover) to cook it, you can save the broth to make soup another night. I usually cook 1-2 lbs. chicken and also save half of the chicken to use another night too ~ usually to make Chicken Gumbo or Chicken Tortilla soup.

Sweet Potato Pecan Salad Recipe by Kimberly Holt Ingredients: 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and cut into medium dice Olive oil or coconut oil Fresh Spinach or Spring Mix Kosher Salt Roasted Pecans Directions: Heat oil in pan on medium heat. Toss the diced sweet potatoes for about 10 minutes. Put your spinach or spring mix in the

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pan for 2 minutes just to coat and mix well. Garnish with the pecan and season with salt.

Recipe by Jessica Norman Ingredients: 2 ounces vanilla vodka 1/2 ounce amaretto 3 ounces prepared eggnog Freshly grated nutmeg for garnish Preparation: Fill a mixing glass with ice. Add the vodka, amaretto and eggnog. Shake and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish a sprinkle of nutmeg. Wantwith to submit a recipe and photo? You may email your recipe and photo to recipe@ediblesmag.com or mail to P.O. Box 2301, Beaufort SC 29901. Selected recipes will be printed in our issue of Edibles.

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1. Oysters contain more zinc than any other food. Zinc is necessary for proper growth and development, strengthens the immune system and promotes healing. 2. Oysters are heart healthy.They are high in omega – 3 fatty acids, potassium and magnesium which can help reduce your risk of heart attack, stroke and lower blood pressure. 3. Oysters can help you lose weight! They are low in calories, low in fat and a good source of protein which makes you feel fuller after eating. 4. Oysters are a good source of other essential nutrients. These include vitamins A, E, and C, zinc, iron, calcium, selenium, and vitamin B12. 5. Oysters can help improve your energy. They are a good source of iron which helps the body transport oxygen to individual cells giving you more energy. 6. Oysters can help lower your cholesterol. A study done by the University of Washington found that eating oysters can help raise the HDLs (good cholesterol levels) and lower the LDL’s (bad cholesterol levels). Other interesting tidbits about oysters: Oysters taste better in cooler weather. Spawning, which occurs in the warmer months of May, June, July and August, affects the taste. They are not bad in the warmer month, just not as tasty as in the cooler months. Oysters are considered to be an aphrodisiac. American and Italian researchers found that they were rich in amino acids which trigger increased

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levels of sex hormones. Their high zinc content aids the production of testosterone. Oysters can be safely eaten in non “R” months. The rule of thumb before refrigeration was not to eat oysters in months whose names have no “R”. This would be May through August when the hot weather would not allow for safe storage of the oysters. Thankfully, for all us oyster lovers, refrigeration makes it possible to eat them all year round! Oysters can contain harmful bacteria. Be sure of your source! Oysters are filter feeders meaning that they concentrate anything present in the surrounding water. In the gulf coast area, there would occasionally be warnings (after heavy rains causing the potential for water contamination), not to eat the bay seafood. Shucking (opening) oysters is a competitive sport. Shucking oyster competitions are held worldwide. There is even a Guinness World Oyster Opening Championship in Galway, Ireland. Eating oysters is environmentally friendly. They are on the Seafood Watch list as a “best choice”. This means that seafood in this category is abundant, well-managed and caught or farmed in environmentally friendly ways. I knew I liked oysters – now I have other reasons besides just the taste! How about you – are you an oyster lover?


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MJ’s Soulfood - Comfort Food

By Ruth Ragland Associate Editor

Two lifelong friends have joined forces to serve up authentic Lowcountry cuisine at MJ’s Soul Food Restaurant on St. Helena Island. Mary Jenkins and her sister-inlaw Susan have filled their menu with the kind of hearty stick-to-your ribs dishes the South is know for. Some of the favorites are fried chicken with collard greens, Lowcountry boil, smothered pork chops, crab balls, shrimp fried rice, grits, oxtails, mac and cheese, and fried fish with the head on. Breakfast is served any time and includes grits, eggs, bacon, ham, sausage, corn beef hash, pancakes, French toast, and biscuits and gravy. Desserts include red velvet cake, strawberry shortcake and sweet potato cheesecake. Both ladies were born and raised on St. Helena and learned to cook watching their mamas in the kitchen. “What God gave me — I’m using it,” Mary said. 18 • WWW.EDIBLESMAG.COM

MJ’s welcoming atmosphere draws locals and vacationers alike with visitors invited to sign the guestbook. Looking for a good homecooked style meal well MJ’s the place for you to visit. “If you want good eats come on down to MJ’s Soul Food,” Mary said. “You won’t be disappointed.” Hours are 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday. MJ’s Soul Food Restaurant is at 1634 Sea Island Parkway in the old Sand Dollar. For more information call (843) 838-2009 or visit http://mjssoulfood. weebly.com or find them on Facebook.


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NOVEMBER 16: CAPA Annual Auction & Party The Exchange Club of Beaufort will host its 27th Annual Auction and Party at The Shed in Port Royal. (843) 524-4678

NOVEMBER 6-8: 32nd Annual Heritage Days Celebration Heritage Parade Heritage Center StageAfrican Drummers & Dancers, Gullah Storytellers, Artists & Authors Row Gullah Roots Village Arts & Craft Vendors Gullah & Lowcountry-Cuisine Vendors and more. 843.838.2432

NOVEMBER 29: CHITLIN STRUT 48th Annual Chitlin Strut, 230 Pine St, Salley, SC 29137. For more information call 803-258-3485

NOVEMBER 14: Cigar Lounge 1100 Carteret Street Beaufort SC, Alatdis Cigar Event. 5pm-9pm NOVEMBER 14- January 1: James Island County Park Holiday Festival of Lights, the festival is a great place to gather family and friends to capture the magic of the holiday season. For more information (843) 795-4386 NOVEMBER 11: Beaufort County Veterans Day Parade 9:30 am to 11:00 am. Followed by a Veterans Day Ceremony in the Beaufort National Cemetery at 11am. The keynote speaker for this year’s ceremony will be Lt. Col. Patrick Fitzgerald, USMC, Executive Officer, MCAS, Beaufort, SC NOVEMBER 10-16: Savannah Food and Wine Festival. Celebrating a week of wine and culinary excellence in Savannah, Georgia, with wine dinners, tasting events, festival and more. See page 2 for details.

NOVEMBER 29: The Nutcracker- Savannah Civic CenterJohnny Mercer Theatre at 5:30pm. 301 W. Oglethorpe Avenue, Savannah, GA. 912-651-6556 or 1-800-351-7469 NOVEMBER 1-30: The Dirty Martini. Live entertainment every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday. : Thursday Lady’s Night. 1050 Fording Island Road, Suite 406 843-836-5000. www.dirtymartinibluffton.com (On Side of Target Department Store). NOVEMBER 1-30: Ruby Lee’s Sports, Blues & Soul Food 46 Old Wild Horse Road, Hilton Head Island. Entertainment every Monday-Saturday 7-11. Saturday college football and Sunday NFL Ticket. 843-681-7829 www.rubylees.com NOVEMBER 1-30: Luther’s Rare and Well Done. Karaoke every Tuesday, live entertainment every Thursday, Friday & Saturday. 910 Bay Street, Beaufort. 843-521-1888. NOVEMBER 1-30: Foolish Frog Live entertainment Wed-Sat. 843-838-9300 www.thefoolishfrog.com

DECEMBER 1-31: Luther’s Rare and Well Done. Karaoke every Tuesday, live entertainment every Thursday, Friday & Saturday. 910 Bay Street, Beaufort. 843-521-1888

DECEMBER 31: Watch Night Services: Reading Of The Emancipation Proclamation @ 11pm Local churches. 8382432; info@penncenter.com ; www.penncenter.com

DECEMBER 1-31: Ruby Lee’s Sports, Blues & Soul Food 46 Old Wild Horse Road, Hilton Head Island. Entertainment every Monday-Saturday 7-11. Saturday college football and Sunday NFL Ticket. www.rubylees. com

JANUARY 1: Hunting Island State Park’s Annual Pelican Plunge Personal and team pledges benefit the Park’s “Discover Carolina” Educational Program. Brought to you by Friends of Hunting Island. Charles Lurey: 6943936

DECEMBER 1-31: The Dirty Martini. Live entertainment every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday. : Thursday Lady’s Night. 1050 Fording Island Road, Suite 406 843-836-5000. www.dirtymartinibluffton.com (On Side of Target Department Store).

JANUARY 5, 6: @ Noon The Red Piano Too Gallery Comes To The Center Of It All The Red Piano Too Gallery Comes To The Center Of It All.” Featuring Gallery “regulars.” University of South Carolina Beaufort Gallery. For information contact bhargrov@uscb.edu

DECEMBER 10-JANUARY 3: Skatefest 2014-2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Arena $10/person. $40 Skatefest Pass (6 sessions). ***Skatefest pass can be used for 1 skater for 6 sessions or 1 session for 6 skaters. Toll-Free: 800-351-7469 or 912- 651-6556 for tickets. DECEMBER 3-28: Art Center of Coastal Carolina It’s time to get out your umbrellas and book your seats for the Arts Center’s holiday production -- Singin’ in the Rain. This award-winning musical will be onstage. 843-842-ARTS

JANUARY 17: Annual Seafood Festival The Lowcountry Ques of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity will host its annual Seafood Festival on Saturday January 17th 2015. 2pm - Until at the Old Packing Shed located at 10 De Gullah Way on St. Helena Island. $25.00 donation for all you can eat oysters and other Lowcountry seafood delicacies, with something for landlubbers as well. For more information contact Mickey Shumake at 843-304-2120

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