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Meet Taste of the Season guest chef Matt Moore

Southern Living contributing editor and chef Matt Moore, author of "A Southern Gentleman's Kitchen," tells us a little about himself before giving a cooking demonstration during the Taste of the Season event on Dec. 2, 2016 at the Hilton Head Marriott Resort

Beaufort News

Everyone is family at Beaufort County community Thanksgiving dinners

Free community dinners were held across Beaufort County on Thursday. On Hilton Head, more than 1,000 ate and listened to live music at the annual dinner hosted by Hudson’s Seafood House on the Docks and organized by members of the St. Andrew By-The-Sea United Methodist Church. In Beaufort, members of the Parish Church of St. Helena roasted 60 turkeys during their annual community dinner and sent dozens of to-go meals to homeless men and women in Ridgeland.

Local Military News

How Parris Island’s future Devil Dogs will enjoy deviled eggs on Thanksgiving

Over 1,000 Marine recruits will eat in 1st Recruit Training Battalion’s chow hall on Thanksgiving. They’ll have turkey, deviled eggs and pie. Betsy Lagakis and her crew will feed them. Here is the story of Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island’s civilian dining hall staff, who make sure America’s future warriors are well fed and have some semblance of home, even when they’re far from it.

Holidays

Beer and wine gift ideas for the holidays

This holiday season one of the best gifts you can give someone is a buzz. Here, Mike “Wine-Guy” Simmons and Ashley “The Beer Fairy” Bower offer their best recommendations for the gift that will keep on giving.

Videos

Holiday Recipe Guide: How to make Carolina Tasting Room's winter sangria

Carolina Tasting Room shares the recipe for their winter berry sangria, a perfect drink for the holidays. Look for the full recipe and several local recipes in the The Island Packet's Holiday Recipe Guide, launching online next week.
Holiday Recipe Guide: How to make Carolina Tasting Room's winter sangria 1:27

Holiday Recipe Guide: How to make Carolina Tasting Room's winter sangria

Meet Taste of the Season guest chef Matt Moore 1:32

Meet Taste of the Season guest chef Matt Moore

The tradition continues: 37th Thanksgiving meal at Parish Church of St. Helena 1:03

The tradition continues: 37th Thanksgiving meal at Parish Church of St. Helena

Beaufort's Sea Eagle Market opens at new location — with restaurant 1:08

Beaufort's Sea Eagle Market opens at new location — with restaurant