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Gate Scroll and Saint Michael's Church, Charleston, SC © Doug Hickok Framed by the scrolls of an ornate iron gate, Saint Michael's Church.

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Restaurants and Shops on East Bay St. Do yourself a favor and "restaurant hop." Start during happy hour and bounce around for an appetizer or two at any of the places on East Bay St.

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This is the third cookbook that I purchased last weekend at a yard sale. I love Charleston South Carolina and I have visited that beautiful city many times. When I think of Charleston I think of …

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Szechwan Shrimp -  Added peppers and snow peas, doubled the recipe.  Ah-mazing.

Szechwan Shrimp Don’t let some of the ingredients fool you–this spicy shrimp makes a simple, impressive dish, which I usually make for company. For more or less heat, adjust amount of red pepper. Serve over hot steamed rice