Charleston Hometown Heroes

❤️ Thank you, Emily Harvey, for being a Charleston “Hometown Hero”! ❤️⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ “I would like to nominate my sister Emily Harvey who is currently a RN at Roper St. Francis Hospital working in the COVID unit. She has been working hard an average 4 days a week for 12-hour shifts to take care of […]

Charleston Hometown Heroes

❤️ Thank you, Anita, for being a Charleston “Hometown Hero”! ❤️⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ “I would like to nominate Anita Huggins as a hometown hero. She is the principal at Moultrie Middle School, and she works harder than anyone I know to ensure that all students, staff, and families feel loved and supported. She dedicates endless hours […]

How to Make “Faux-caccia” Bread!

Fake it ‘til you make it, am I right?  Until you make this fake focaccia, that is, or faux-caccia, because, why not?  This recipe comes from Alexandra Stafford, who wrote a beautiful book called “Bread Toast Crumbs“, and more specifically from this blog post:  Traditional focaccia is a thin yeast bread that is much quicker to bake than a traditional bread […]

Charleston Hometown Heroes

❤️⁠Thank you, Glen, for being a Charleston #HometownHero! ❤️⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ “I nominate Glen who works for Harris Teeter on Houston Northcutt! He has worked there for over 30 years and always brings a smile to my face!!!! I can be in the worst of moods, go in shopping, bump into him and leave with not […]

How To Make PPHG “SO GOOD” Cookies!

So Good Flourless Chewy Chocolate Cloud Cookies, or “So Good”, for short! These cookies are SO GOOD. That’s what Scott says, and many of my friends and neighbors, so it’s worth noting. Why would they lie? They wouldn’t. They would smile kindly, with a tilt of the head, and say “aww, Jess, sweetie, ….” I’ve been […]

Wedding Cake Wednesday – “Razzle Dazzle”

PPHG Pastry Chef Jessica Grossman takes us behind the scenes of some of her favorite designs! ⁠ “The Razzle Dazzle! The bride and groom were both designers/artists. They wanted their cake to have a modern⁠ graphic-design vibe. They mentioned adding camouflage to one layer. In the tasting, I’m trying to act natural, of course, but […]

Charleston Hometown Heroes

❤️ Thank you, Tina Evangelista, for being a Charleston “Hometown Hero”! ❤️⁠ ⁠ “Tina is a nurse at our local hospital here at the Medical University of South Carolina who focuses a lot in the ICU and recently took on a new challenge of running ECMO. Tina is one of the most positive, caring, funny, […]

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Wedding Cake Wednesday – “The Mallory”

Kicking off “Wedding Cake Wednesday”! PPHG Pastry Chef Jessica Grossman takes us behind the scenes of some of her favorite designs! ⁠ ⁠ “This is the OG. We call it “The Mallory”, named after the bride, Mallory Severs. Mallory is the sister of Meredith Severs Tanton, and was a planner at Sweetgrass Social, prior to […]

Nominate Your Charleston Hometown Hero!

NOMINATE A HOMETOWN HERO ⁠ Let’s spread love & positivity within our Charleston community! Whether they are in the medical field, a teacher, a neighbor who goes above and beyond – being a “Hometown Hero” can mean so many different things. Tell us who is doing their part to uplift our community and we would […]