In October of 2013, a group of the world's best chefs came together for Cook it Raw in Charleston SC to discover, collaborate, get inspired and of course cook. They spent a week hunting, fishing and foraging in the "low country."
Before I sat down to write about John Currence's new cookbook -- Pickles, Pigs & Whiskey -- I surveyed my brown liquor shelf and found just the right courage: a bottle of Willett Rye with one good pump left in it.
This first set of pictures take place at Restaurant in Charleston South Carolina. We had filmed with Glen Roberts at Anson Mills and wanted to do a dinner that showcased the heirloom grains that are so central to southern cuisine (or at least they used to be).