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...

Pecan Crisps

2 cups plus 2 tablespoons flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 1/2 sticks butter, softened 3/4 cups plus 2 tablespoons brown sugar 2 1/2 teaspoons vanilla 2 eggs 2 cups pecans. chopped Sift flour, soda and salt together and set aside. Cream together...

Sweethearts

1/4 cup plus 4 tablespoons butter, softened 1/2 cup sugar 1 egg yolk Grated zest of 1 lemon 1 1/2 cups flour 1/4 teaspoon salt Raspberry Jam Beat butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Add egg yolk and lemon zest. Mix well. Add flour and salt and mix well....