Facebook Live Series: Stock Your Pantry

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STOCK YOUR PANTRY

Facebook Live Series with: Charleston Wine + Food

I am SUPER excited to be hosting a 2 part series with Charleston Wine + Food Festival on their Facebook Live page called: ‘Stock Your Pantry.’ The series kicks off today (Monday, February 20th at 4pm) and will continue on Wednesday March 1st. I created this series with the intention: to help viewers and festival attendees to be prepared when they are in their kitchen with a list of key ingredients that every home cook should have on hand in their pantry, fridge and freezer. I get excited when I attend a food festival and watch a chef do a demo, or when I’m watching a cooking show or when I come across a great recipe in a cook book or magazine. BUT…I can easily lose interest and get frustrated if I have to first go to the grocery store and drop a large amount of $$$$ on the key recipe ingredients along with having to buy the basic pantry items (that I should probably already have at home…but I don’t know what those are)!!! I like cooking, but I don’t know what I’m doing most of the time and I need help…I’m constantly learning and trying new things…which is a lot of fun!

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When I find myself in doubt…its best to go to the professionals…and who better to ask then: CHEFS!!! Charleston Wine + Food Festival http://charlestonwineandfood.com is only days away and I thought it was a great time to reach out and ask them to partner with me and bring food lovers near and far together for a fun behind the scenes, inside the kitchen series with some friends of ours who know a lot about food. We are kicking off this series this afternoon at Poogan’s Porch (a staple restaurant in Charleston for over 40 years). http://poogansporch.com Our second segment will take place in the Charleston Wine + Food Demo Kitchen & walk in refrigerated US Foods delivery truck on the opening day of the festival (3/1). We are excited to bring you this fun-filled, educational and informative series, sponsored by Stock Yards and US Foods (both of whom are sponsors of this years Charleston Wine + Food Festival).

I hope that you can tune in today and enjoy the segment!!!

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FUN SIDENOTE: Sunday March 5th from 3:30-5 in the Culinary Village’s Fire Demo Area, Stock Yards is offering a fully paid weekend trip for 1 lucky chef to fly to Montana and visit the Stock Yard’s ranch! All you have to do is put your name in the drawing and be present when they announce the winner!!! Super FUN! http://stockyards.com