Our Hilton Head Dictionary

07-Jul-2010 Visitors to Hilton Head Island, South Carolina travel from all points abroad so before you arrive, get caught on some common phrases. Our dictionary (which is still growing) contains some phrases and definitions to help you along the way during your stay. We're always open to suggestions, so if you want to share something with us, please just let us know. Here's a quick peek at one of our favorite Hilton Head meals.

Frogmore Stew- (aka Low Country Boil) much like a Louisiana boil, usually involving shrimp, corn on the cob, sausage, and red potatoes and is considered part of Lowcountry cuisine. Known variously as Frogmore Stew, Beaufort Stew, a Beaufort boil, a Lowcountry boil, or a tidewater boil, they tend be a bit milder than their Louisiana Cajun and Creole cousins.

Lowcountry Boil- a mixture of fresh shrimp, yellow corn, sausage and potatoes. Also known as Frogmore stew, named after the Frogmore community of St. Helena Island near Beaufort. Just to be clear, there are no  frogs in frogmore stew.

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