Cooking and Food

A Journey From Farm to Table

March 12, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Park
Chefs at Watson Farms

The phrase "farm to table" has become ubiquitous when discussing modern cuisine, but many diners may not understand the collaboration that is necessary between farmers and restaurants for a product to appear on a plate, and how a farmer's process can influence flavors...

Agape Chocolates

February 15, 2018 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Agape Chocolates

Our special guests for this "Making It Grow" episode were Suzy Ellison from the South Carolina Department of Agriculture's South Carolina Specialty Food Association and James Stefanakos of Agape Chocolates in Graniteville, SC. James not only creates varieties of chocolates...

Submit Your Video "Audition" to the Create® Cooking Challenge 2018

February 7, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Tabitha Safdi
The Create Cooking Challenge

Do you love to cook? Show the Create community what you’ve got with the Create Cooking Challenge 2018! Between February 6–March 6, submit a short video of your best tip, project, or recipe, and enter to win one of 18 prizes, from Create merchandise to your own web series!...

Consumer Services, Metrology and Food/Feed Safety

February 5, 2018 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Consumer Protection Division

The SC Department of Agriculture’s Consumer Protection Division has many departments to safeguard the citizens of South Carolina. Clemson Extension Agent and Host of “Making It Grow” Amanda McNulty talks with Assistant Commissioner Derek Underwood about some of these...

Tavi's Four in One

January 25, 2018 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Tavi's Four in One

We were joined on the set of "Making It Grow" by Suzy Ellison of the SC Department of Agriculture's SC Specialty Food Association. This statewide organization is dedicated to promoting the specialty food products available in the Palmetto state. The guest this evening was...

The Edgefield Camellia Tea

January 22, 2018 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn

Clemson Extension Agent and Host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty travels to Edgefield, SC and talks with Henrietta Humphreys about the city's history of camellias and about their annual Camellia Tea.

Five Tips for Healthy Eating During the Holidays

December 7, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Health by Palmetto Health
Holiday Food

Holidays are a time for gathering with family and friends, enjoying each other’s company and food, lots of food! For most people who are trying to eat healthy, the holidays can be a challenge. Kristen Ziesmer, Palmetto Health’s Apex Athletic Performance sports dietitian ,...


November 20, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
pecan pie

Clemson Extension Food Safety and Nutrition Agent Rhonda Matthews joins us at "Making It Grow" and gives advice on storing and using pecans!

Chocolatiers Make South Carolina Life Sweeter

November 8, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
Christina Miles cools chocolate in a mold from her vat of liquid chocolate.

Chocolate is one of life's great treats for most folks. Traditional, mass-produced chocolate candies have been enjoyed for generations, but lately, specialists have been making chocolates in South Carolina. Columbia chocolatiers Christina Miles and Joseph Vernon have...

Dark Chocolate Superfood Bark

October 27, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Dark Chocolate Superfood Bark

With the holidays around the corner, many of us will be making homemade treats and baked good to share with family and friends. What better gift is there than chocolate? Lucky for all of us, Laurie Aker from Earth Fare and her 8 year old helper Ellie visit us at "Making It...

Plant-Based Powered Mac and Cheese

October 12, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Plant-Based Mac and Cheese

Nutritionist Trisha Mandes, MPHN joins us on "Making It Grow" and shares tips on healthy weight loss. One example is incorporating healthy plant-based meals like Plant-Based Powered Mac and Cheese into your diet. Plant-Based Powered Mac and Cheese Sauce by Miyoko Schinner...

Farm to Table in Beaufort, SC

August 15, 2017 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Farm to Table

Many of Beaufort's restaurants are not only locally owned and operated, but also have strong partnerships with many of the local farms. Saltus Executive Chef, Brian Waters, explains why buying and eating local is so important.

Peach Cake and Pie Recipes

August 9, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Peach Cake

Gaie Collins McLeod from McLeod Farms in McBee, SC joins us in the Making It Grow kitchen. Gaie will share some recipes for peach desserts that were featured at their recent peach festival. The Summer Fresh Peach Cake with Blackberry Drizzle Recipe from McLeod Farms: 8 to...

Kale Salad with Eggs, Sweet Potatoes and Honey-Tahini Dressing

July 28, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Gayle G. Williford

Clemson Extension Food Safety & Nutrition Agent Gayle G. Williford visited us at "Making It Grow" and showed us how to make a Kale Salad with Kale Salad, Sweet Potatoes and Clemson Extension. Here are the directions: Tahini Dressing 2 teaspoons tahini ( sesame seed...

Healthy Drink Choices

June 28, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
breakfast parfait

Clemson Food Safety and Nutrition team members Christine Patrick and Marlyne Walker join us on "Making It Grow" to talk with us about the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP). They also show us the amount of sugar in popular drinks and also give advice on...