Few People Know That South Carolina Is The Birthplace Of She-Crab Soup, Created By A Butler Of A City Mayor
The South Carolina we all know and love has a plethora of claims to fame we scarcely hear about. There’s an entire list of oddball facts and another highlighting things we were the first to do. But few things turn a head quite like food. While it may be common knowledge that Frogmore Stew was created in the St. Helena Island community of Frogmore, few people know that another seafood favorite, she-crab soup, was born in South Carolina. And the story behind it is equally as rich and delicious as the soup:
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Robin Jarvis is a travel and entertainment writer and editor for OnlyInYourState.com with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She spent more than two decades living on the coast in South Carolina and currently lives in the mountains of North Carolina - although she still makes it back to see family in South Carolina quite often. When she's not working, she loves to hike, kayak, and check out new adventures. Get in touch at [email protected]
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