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Peck Away Cafe’s Southern Cold Salads | The Sportsman’s Table

Val Criswell of Peck Away Cafe shows Bob how to assemble a cold plate with various Southern style cold salads.

Peck Away Cafe

Southern Salads Cold Plate

Salads
Your choice of cold salads. Options include pimento cheese, chicken salad, ham salad, shrimp salad, tuna salad. You can make your own or buy these at the deli.

Bread/Crackers
Options include mini croissants, crackers, Hawaiian rolls, mini pita breads, & pita chips. Try to incorporate a gluten free option.

Other Add-ins
Fresh vegetable crudité with ranch or blue cheese dressing for dipping. Fresh fruit, deviled eggs, olives, pickled vegetables & cheese cubes.

Southern Salads Cold Plate is…

  • Great to prepare ahead and spend time with your guests.
  • Ideal for hot weather when guests are eating less and prefer a cold meal.
  • Casual easy dining with familiar comfort foods that puts guests at ease.

Products used in demo:

  • Dressed up Naked Chicken Salad (SC Real Foods – Florence, SC)
  • Pimento Cheese Salad (SC Real Foods – Florence, SC)
  • Homemade Ham Salad
  • Deviled Eggs (SC Real Foods – Florence, SC)
  • Homemade Pickles
  • Crudité  w/ Ranch Dressing (SC Real Foods – Florence, SC)
  • Homemade Lemonade

Best of 2020

Bob looks back at the best moments from 2020. Come along as Bob recaps some of the best hunting and fishing destinations of this historic year.

  • Segments featured in this episode:
    • 1:40 North Carolina Smallmouth Fishing on Lake James, NC.
    • 3:20 Charleston Big Bull Redfishing
    • 5:10 Santee Catfishing
    • 6:50 Summer Redfishing Georgetown, SC
    • 8:10 Carolina Stripers, Lake Wateree, SC
    • 12:38 Kansas Duck Hunting
    • 13:45 South Georgia Quail, Southern Woods Plantation, Sylvester, Georgia
    • 15:12 South Carolina Deer Hunt

Fried Shrimp and Altman Farm & Mill Grits with Stewed Tomatoes | The Sportsman’s Table

Fried Shrimp and Altman Farm & Mill Grits with Stewed Tomatoes

  • 3 large tomatoes, diced
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 3-4 cloves of garlic, peeled and minced
  • 2 jalapenos, gutted and diced
  • 2 Tbs. butter
  • 1 tsp. salt & pepper
  • 1/3 c. white wine
  • 1/4c. water

In a preheated sauce pan, add butter then saute the onions, garlic, jalapenos, and cook down for about 10 minutes.  Add tomatoes, wine, and water.  Cover and simmer for 30 minutes – stirring occasionally.  Remove lid and reduce until thickened.

Altman Farm & Mill Grits should be prepared according to the package.

Use Altman Farm and Mill’s Fish Fry to batter 1lb. of head-off shrimp, peeled and deveined.  Fry the shrimp according to the directions on the package.

Chicken Tray Bake with Doug the Food Guy | The Sportsman’s Table

Doug the Food Guy shows Bob how to make his famous Chicken Tray Bake.

Ingredients

  • 4 x 8oz chicken breast (or your favorite cut)
  • 1.5lb new potatoes
  • 1/2 stick unsalted butter
  • Olive oil
  • 1 lemon
  • Fresh parsley
  • Fresh thyme
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste
  • 2​ or 3 fresh vegetables of your choice (carrots, squash, tomatoes, asparagus, etc)

Instructions

  1. W​ash and scrub potatoes well.
  2. Quarter the potatoes.
  3. F​ill a stock pot with cold water. Add the potatoes and a large pinch of salt.
  4. Bring to a boil, then cook for around 10 minutes (depending on the size of your potatoes), or until they’re nearly done.
  5. Drain the potatoes over the sink into a colander. Steam dry for a couple of minutes, then add to a roasting tray.
  6. Scatter over the vegetables, dot over the butter and drizzle with a tablespoon of olive oil.
  7. Roughly chop the fresh parsley and thyme. Zest the lemon onto the vegetables in the tray and toss well.
  8. Add the chicken and season with salt and pepper.
  9. Squeeze the juice over the chicken and vegetables, using your fingers to catch any seeds.
  10. Bake in the oven at 450F for 10 to 15 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the vegetables are soft.

Recipe Notes
Make this one your own by using whatever vegetables are in season.

Julia Belle’s Barbeque Egg Rolls | The Sportsman’s Table

Julia Belle’s Restaurant is a family operated, counter service fast casual restaurant that offers a unique variety of flavor full Southern dishes.

www.juliabellesrestaurant.com

Julia Belle’s Restaurant BBQ EGG Rolls

  • Six pound Boston Butt
  • House seasoning 
  • 2 quarts water
  • 1/2 cup liquid smoke
  • 4 cups Belle’s BBQ
  • Fresh Egg Roll wrappers
  • 1 cup All purpose flour
  1. Cook butt for 5-6 hours at 275 degrees in smoker or oven. 
  2. Hand shred Boston Butt and add BBQ to meat.
  3. Place egg roll wrappers on table.
  4. Stuff 2 ounces of meat into egg rolls
  5. Roll egg rolls in flour
  6. Cook in fryer at 350 degrees for 4 minutes

Enjoy

Altman Farm Fried Vegetables | The Sportsman’s Table

Will Altman of Altman Farm and Mill shares a unique dish of Fried Vegetables.

https://www.altmanfarm.com/

Crunchy Fried Summer Vegetables with Spicy Ranch Dipping Sauce

  • 2 fresh zucchini squash
  • 2 fresh yellow squash
  • 18-20 fresh okra
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 Tbs. salt
  • Altman Farm and Mill’s Fish Fry
  • Oil for frying

Cut fresh zucchini and squash into ¼” thick slices.  Cut okra into thirds.  Whisk eggs and salt in milk to make an egg wash. Soak the cut vegetables in the egg wash for 10-15 minutes. Coat the vegetables in the fry mix and cook the vegetables according to the directions on the Altman Farm and Mill Fish Fry.

Spicy Ranch Dipping Sauce

Add 2-3 Tbs. of Siracha hot sauce to 1 cup of your favorite ranch dressing. 

Drose Stripers & Santee Cooper Country

This is an update to a previous episode where Bob heads to Lake Marion to fish for stripers. Lake Marion is part of the Santee Cooper lake system in South Carolina. Joining Bob will be guide Ricky Drose, whose family has guided on Santee for over 40 years. Jane Powell of Santee Cooper Country joins Bob to talk Santee Cooper Tourism. Also on this week’s Sportsman’s Table we feature a South Carolina fried vegetable recipe.

Santee Cooper Country