The long, lazy days of summer are the perfect time to kick back and relax with a good book. Whether you plan to visit the Holy City in the coming months or are just missing her soulful beauty, these Lowcountry-centric novels will have you pining for a return trip. Catch up with an old favorite, dive into an easy pool-side read or immerse yourself in the area’s history with our Charleston reading list.
Enjoy a taste of the luxury spa experience at home with a sweet, yet simple body scrub. Brandon Watts, director of The Spa at Belmond Charleston Place, created a decadent coconut sugar body scrub recipe that is reminiscent of the body treatments found in the tranquil retreat. There’s no better time to pamper yourself at home with an exfoliating treatment that will leave your skin feeling revived, refreshed, and silky smooth.
Charleston Grill’s Executive Chef Michelle Weavers’ Capered Deviled Eggs recipe offers a fresh twist on a classic appetizer. Passing around a platter of this savory treat is a delicious way to kick off any celebration, especially come Easter Sunday. Each bite of these creamy deviled eggs is met with a burst of dill. Plus, the briny flavor of the caper makes these snacks the perfect pairing with some of Chef’s other recipes like her famous Crab Cake or Sweet Potato Biscuits.