Cool It Now: Fresh Mint for Warmer Weather

  May 24, 2013

Andrew White Executive Chef, Tombo Grille May 24, 2013 Forest Acres’ Tombo Grille takes the neighborhood bistro concept to the next level by using sustainably produced, SC foods and hosting…

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Dating Advice: Dear Debby and Jerry

  May 24, 2013

Advice from Debby and Jerry on Dating in a New World May 24, 2013 Q-Dear Debby and Jerry, I’ve met a man through one of the dating sites and we seem…

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Chomp! By Ron Aiken

  May 24, 2013

By Ron Aiken May 24, 2013 Farm Fresh Vegetables + History + Irmo = Get In Your Car For a Southerner, there is nothing in the world so wonderful as…

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The Last Dirt Road By Tom Poland

  May 23, 2013

By Tom Poland May 23, 2013 For me a moody summer day parched for rain resurrects memories of dirt roads. One old dirt road from yesteryear comes alive as if…

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Lincoln Street

  May 17, 2013

Every man’s memory is his private literature. —Aldous Huxley When you live far from your childhood home you see few reminders of your early years but when you do it’s…

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The Great Gatsby doesn’t connect

  May 17, 2013

By Kevin Hyde May 16, 2013 The Great Gatsby, director Baz Luhrmann’s $100 million adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic 1925 novel, is surprisingly reverent, at times even worshipful, of…

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Strawberry + Rhubarb + Grandma = Fabulous Pie

  May 17, 2013

Benoit St. Jacques Chef at Rosewood Market & Deli, Columbia, SC May 17, 2013 Two great local ingredients we’ve covered recently, combined into a classic recipe that not many of…

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TheDailyGrace: Coming and Going

  May 17, 2013

  By Cathy Rigg Monetti TheDailyGrace May 17, 2013 I can’t believe how much time had passed since I saw her last, my sweet friend Catherine, a co-worker from years…

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Pizza Spinach Spiral Sandwiches

  May 17, 2013

By Jan Pinnington May 9, 2013 Healthy Hands Cooking Pizza Spinach Spiral Sandwiches 1/2 cup whipped cream cheese1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning4 100% Whole Wheat flour tortillas (8)8 Tbsp. prepared pizza…

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Chomp! By Ron Aiken

  May 17, 2013

By Ron Aiken May 17, 2013 Best Bacon + Best Omelet = Do I Have Your Attention? Saying a place has the crispiest bacon in town is a bold statement.…

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Wordless News May 17, 2013

  May 17, 2013

Maria Fabrizio May 3, 2013 One headline per day, vowel and consonant free.   Click here for the post of the week.   Click here for the Wordless News.  …

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Dating Advice: Dear Debby and Jerry

  May 17, 2013

May 17, 2013   Q-Dear Debbie and Jerry, I have met a number of intelligent, attractive and wonderful women on a couple of Internet dating sites. With only a few…

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King’s Grant connects with Golf Coast

  May 17, 2013

By Temple Ligon May 16, 2013 In the past two weeks there have been two articles on the feasibility of a passenger rail system in South Carolina. First was the…

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Surviving a Remodel 101

  May 17, 2013

By Kristen Meetze Capital Kitchen & Bath May 17, 2013 So you are finally ready to remodel? Whether your kitchen or bath project takes 2 weeks or 2 months, you…

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The Summer Of ’67

  May 10, 2013

What Summer Lives In You? Tom Poland May 3, 2013 Something about summer burns its way into our memory, and it’s not the summer sun. Summer just seems to be…

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Strawberry Season is Here

  May 10, 2013

Jessica Shillato, Executive Chef/Owner Spotted Salamander Catering May 10, 2013 For a time, Spotted Salamander was the only full-service caterer in the state to adhere to the SCDA’s Fresh on…

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Iron Man 3

  May 10, 2013

By Kevin Hyde May 9, 2013 Richard Pryor’s Superman III (1983) … Director Joel Shumaker’s cheesy Batman Forever (1995) … More recently, the bloated and boring X-Men: The Last Stand…

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Never Let Fear Be Bigger Than Your Faith

  May 10, 2013

Heart attacks are the number one killer of women in the United States. But, often women are too busy carrying for their families to care for themselves, and they often…

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King’s Grant

  May 10, 2013

By Temple Ligon May 9, 2013  Amtrak, the American passenger train service, began almost 50 years ago. Amtrak brings one train through Columbia after midnight for Savannah and Florida, and…

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2-Minute Crepes

  May 10, 2013

By Jan Pinnington May 9, 2013 Healthy Hands Cooking These delicious fruit crepes come together quickly when using a blender to mix the batter. Fast, nutritious, and full of whole…

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Favorite wine memories

  May 10, 2013

By Robert Sox May 9, 2013    Do you have a favorite wine memory?  If you are into wine at all you probably do.  Beyond the Tuesday night glass or…

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TheDailyGrace: Taking My Sweet Time

  May 10, 2013

By Cathy Monetti May 10, 2013     It’s a book I’ve wandered through, a bit here, a bit there, an intentional not rushing. It is a memoir, after all,…

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Wordless News May 10, 2013

  May 10, 2013

Maria Fabrizio May 3, 2013 One headline per day, vowel and consonant free.     Click here for the post of the week.   Click here for the Wordless News.…

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Chomp!

  May 10, 2013

By Ron Aiken May 10, 2013 Rosewood + Crawfish = Cool Kids = You? I love the word cahoots. It’s a fun word to say – cahoots! – and use…

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Dating Advice: Dear Debby and Jerry

  May 10, 2013

Advice from Debby and Jerry on Dating in a New World April 27, 2013  Q-Dear Debbie and Jerry: I met a very nice guy on Match about 3 months ago.…

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A Thai Take on Asparagus

  May 3, 2013

By Alex Suaudom du Monde Executive Chef and Co-Owner, Baan Sawan Thai Bistro May 3, 2013 Asparagus is so awesome that we are having more than one chef cover this…

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Automobile Accidents – Who Covers What?

  May 3, 2013

by Meredith Spires May 2, 2013 It’s not too far from the truth to say that most of us have been in at least one automobile accident during our lifetime.…

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Botany Bay, Bird Watching and Magic

  May 3, 2013

  By Cathy Rigg Monetti TheDailyGrace May 3, 2013   How perfect I thought as we made the turn, this most glorious approach to Edisto’s Botany Bay. What a spectacular…

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The Great Depression & Dirty ’30s

  May 3, 2013

That’ll Learn You Tom Poland May 3, 2013 We were so poor, mama would bleach coffee grounds and serve ’em as grits the next morning. So goes a standing joke…

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Dating Advice: Dear Debby and Jerry

  May 3, 2013

Advice from Debby and Jerry on Dating in a New World May 3, 2013   Dear Debbie and Jerry: I met my fiancè on Match 6 months ago and we…

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Wordless News May 3, 2013

  May 3, 2013

Maria Fabrizio May 3, 2013 One headline per day, vowel and consonant free. Click here for the post of the week.   Click here for the Wordless News.   About…

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In the loop

  May 3, 2013

Temple Ligon May 2, 2013 Among American urban transit bus systems, word has come out that downtown circulators can be made to work with federal and state help. Orlando, for…

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Chomp!

  May 3, 2013

By Ron Aiken May 3, 2013 Service: Sometimes Chains Get it Right It started with a bust, and ended with a bang. While that could refer to all manner of…

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Spring Planting: How to Prep Part 2

  May 3, 2013

By Ghost Gardener Columbia, SC May 2, 2013 Now that your outdoor spot is all tidy and ready to go, make a list of what you’ll need to spring into…

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Mud: The Adventures of Ellis and Neckbone

  May 3, 2013

By Kevin Hyde May 3, 2013 One part coming-of-age tale, another part fugitive crime story, Mud, the new film from Southern writer and director Jeff Nichols, is a thoroughly enjoyable,…

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Dating Advice: Dear Debby and Jerry

  April 27, 2013

Advice from Debby and Jerry on Dating in a New World April 27, 2013   Q-Dear Debby and Jerry,   I have been seeking a relationship through on-line dating for…

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Chomp!

  April 26, 2013

By Ron Aiken April 26, 2013 Support Our Shrimp! Not that the spark had gone out – how could it? – but a mini-vacation to Edisto Beach last weekend rekindled…

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Wine Knowledge

  April 26, 2013

Drink Pink! Robert Sox April 26, 2013 You know all about Fifty Shades of Grey.  How about Fifty Shades of Pink?  I’m talking wine here so if you’re looking for…

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Wordless News April 26, 2013

  April 26, 2013

Maria Fabrizio April 26, 2013 One headline per day, vowel and consonant free.   Click here for the post of the week.   Click here for the Wordless News.  …

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Anchor the Senate Street median with law and art

  April 26, 2013

Temple Ligon April 25, 2013  Cities like to remember their pasts through memorials scattered around town. Columbia has a statue of Mayor Kirk Finlay in Finlay Park, for instance. The…

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Feeling Ducky

  April 26, 2013

  By Cathy Rigg Monetti TheDailyGrace April 25, 2013 It’s a bit of a crazy thing, this fact that we planted three snowball bushes along the fence line, down near…

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