Chef Beverly’s Famous Southern Grits

        1 cup course stone ground grits 4 cups water 2-4 teaspoon chicken base 2-4 teaspoon of butter Combine all ingredients. Cooking over low heat for 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Half and half Salt to taste...

Rhett House Inn and Chef Beverly Mayo

The Rhett House Inn, Beaufort S.C. Featured in National Geographic Traveler Magazine’s 20 Best Trips of 2015 to Visit in the World   The editors of National Geographic Traveler magazine have lauded Beaufort’s Gullah culture, with a spotlight on the Rhett House...

Rhett House Inn’s 150th Birthday

Rhett House Inn’s Sesquicentennial Birthday Celebration!   The Rhett House Inn celebrates it Sesquicentennial in 2015—150 years as a beloved historic Inn serving visitors to Beaufort SC. In 1865 after Union troops who had occupied the building retreated at...

Sour Cream Spice Cake

        2 cups flour 1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar 1 cup raisins, cut up (optional) 1 cup sour cream 1/4 cup butter, softened 1/4 cup shortening 1/2 cup water 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 3/4 teaspoon...

Lemon-poppy seed Sandwich Cookies

2 3/4 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon baking power 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup butter, softened 1 1/4 cups sugar 1 egg 2 tablespoons poppy seeds 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon lemon extract Mix flour, baking powder and salt together. Beat butter...