Dish with Darcy™
South Carolina Sunshine™ | Dawn Hunter's daughter, Darcy, takes you with her on cuisine adventures. Sometimes they are with friends or regional talent from South Carolina.
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Join us on 'Dish with Darcy' as we jump into the world of quick and tasty treats! This photo essay features Darcy's easy-to-make, delicious Sour Cream dip with parsley and dill. This dip is perfectly balanced in flavor and the perfect companion to fresh veggies, chips, or creatively cut pita bread. It's tangy, creamy, and crafted with love, making it an ideal recipe for tweens looking to explore their culinary skills. Whip up this delightful dip in mere minutes and become a kitchen superstar! Discover the joy of cooking with Darcy's fun, engaging approach only on 'Dish with Darcy.'
Discover the joy of creative cupcake decorating! Witness the thoughtful and artistic gesture of Darcy, who intricately decorated unique cupcakes for her teachers as a token of appreciation. This fun and imaginative activity allows children to express their creativity and build connections while enjoying delicious treats.
Adding an extra twist, Darcy incorporated a limited, 1st edition chocolate Frosting created by Duncan Hines and Dolly Parton. As a devoted Dolly Parton fan, this playful inclusion made the cupcakes even more special and personal. The connection to an esteemed celebrity like Dolly Parton added a touch of excitement and made the experience of creating and giving the gift more meaningful.
We are introducing our new ice cream adventure! We're thrilled to have acquired a stylish and affordable ice cream maker by Tasty, allowing us to unleash our creativity. Darcy personalized it with a sticker from her adored YouTuber, Moriah Elizabeth, who inspires her culinary creations on Dish with Darcy™.
While attempting to make ice cream the traditional way using a plastic bag, Darcy encountered less-than-desired results despite her efforts. Seeking a more reliable approach, we opted for a recommended ice cream mix: Junket Ice Cream mix. With simple instructions and available ingredients in our kitchen, we finally achieved the dreamy, smooth soft-serve ice cream we craved after a few trial-and-error attempts.
Welcome to our Lake City art excursion! Join us as we explore the inspiring Onward and Upward exhibition at the Jones-Carter Gallery. This mesmerizing showcase celebrates the artistry of Patz Fowle (1954-2021) and Mike Fowle. Our visit left us in awe, so much so that we couldn't resist the impulse purchase of Patz Fowle's exquisite clay artwork titled "Every Artist...Has a Story."
This artwork is crafted with meticulous detail; the whimsical piece is composed of hand-sculpted stoneware, porcelain, oxides, underglaze, stains, and luster. It showcases references to iconic artworks by visionaries like Dali, Picasso, and Munch while incorporating significant readings of Art History. The tactile surfaces of this ceramic masterpiece rival the painted surface qualities found in Matthias Grünewald's renowned Isenheim Altarpiece (1512–1516), creating a truly awe-inspiring experience.
Discover the charm of Lake City, South Carolina, a delightful weekend destination that provided us with unforgettable experiences. Situated 90 miles east of Columbia, SC, and 60 miles west of Myrtle Beach, this picturesque city offers a diverse range of attractions. Indulge in the culinary delights of terrific restaurants, immerse yourself in the vibrant contemporary art scene at local galleries, and explore the serene beauty of the Moore Farms Botanical Gardens. And remember to visit our personal favorite, Baker's Sweets!
Lake City becomes a hub of artistic excitement each spring as thousands gather for the renowned ArtFields and ArtFields Junior Competitions. This annual event showcases artists' exceptional creativity and talent from near and far, offering a truly enriching experience.
Introducing a cherished recipe that holds a special place in the culinary repertoire in our kitchen. This delectable dish is a treasured creation of Darcy's mother, crafted during her culinary adventures at the tender age of twelve. Passed down to the next generation, it has become a favorite family mealtime tradition.
The recipe is so ingrained in their cooking routine that measuring spoons has become obsolete, allowing creative freedom and personalization. Although Darcy has thoughtfully written down the recipe, embracing improvisation and adding personal twists to make it your own is highly encouraged.
Welcome to a mouthwatering Memorial Day Weekend treat! As Darcy aptly puts it, "It's small, it's cute, it's from Publix, it's delicious - so go get it!" Indulge in the festive spirit with special edition holiday cakes from Publix, designed to elevate your celebrations.
These delightful novelty cakes come in various summertime and Memorial Day themes, adding a touch of whimsy to your festivities. Not only are they reasonably priced, but they also offer a delectable taste experience that will satisfy every sweet tooth. These cakes are perfect for kids and those young at heart and promise a delightful and fun-filled treat for all
Welcome to The Donut Guy, a delightful haven nestled in the heart of The Vista at 1215 Lincoln St, Columbia, SC. Indulge in the ultimate donut experience as we offer a delectable assortment of freshly crafted treats that are made with love and care right here.
Step into our casual and friendly atmosphere, where you can choose to relax indoors or bask in the sunshine at our outdoor seating area. The Donut Guy is about creating a welcoming space to enjoy every bite.
From classic glazed delights to innovative toppings like Fruit Loops, toffee, and melted chocolate, we have something to satisfy every craving and delight your senses. One of our popular picks is the strawberry icing sprinkled donut, a personal favorite of Darcy.
Visit Baker's Sweets, a bustling culinary gem located at 129 E Main St, Lake City, SC. Known for its delectable lunch options and mouthwatering homemade cakes, this charming establishment is a must-visit in Lake City.
Prepare to be enchanted as you feast your eyes upon the top of the display cases adorned with tempting slices of homemade cake. Inside, a delightful assortment of sticky buns, cupcakes, tortes, and cheesecakes awaits, each crafted with love and attention to detail.
We succumbed to the irresistible allure of a torte and a triple chocolate cake during our visit. Indulging in each delectable bite, we found it impossible to pick a favorite, as both desserts were absolute delights to our taste buds.
Get ready to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in style! As the festivities approached, Darcy embarked on a delicious adventure by creating mouthwatering Rice Krispies Treats™ for her Dish with Darcy "Tumblr." While the traditional recipe initially left her craving for more flavor, Darcy's ingenious twist took the second batch to new heights. She achieved perfection by adding a delightful touch of store-bought vanilla icing and a pinch of salt.
Peruse the delightful photos that capture her recipe journey, showcasing each step of this delectable creation. Accompanied by a charming drawing by Darcy, the recipe comes to life, enticing you to embark on your culinary escapade.
Simplicity meets classic charm in our kitchen with an old-fashioned biscuit recipe. We take a traditional approach by incorporating shortening into the biscuit base, but we add a delightful twist by spiking the mix with butter. We brush the tops with butter to enhance the golden goodness before baking.
Maintaining the proper proportion of shortening to butter is critical to achieving the perfect balance of flavors. This ensures the biscuits retain their rich taste without overwhelming burnt butter notes. While you have the freedom to brush your biscuits with butter at any time, we recommend waiting until halfway through the baking process for optimal results.
Welcome to our cookie haven! We're here to spread joy with our beloved cookies all year round—our secret lies in the classic Silver Jubilee Cookbook Sugar Cookie Recipe, infused with a delightful twist. Adding 1/4 cup of flour and chilling the dough creates the perfect canvas for rolling and cutting.
Our pantry is always stocked with cookie essentials to fuel our delicious adventures. Playdates often end with a vibrant cookie decorating fiesta, where each creation becomes a masterpiece as creative as an art class.
The Silver Jubilee Cookbook is special in our hearts, offering more than just a coveted sugar cookie recipe. It is a trusted resource in our culinary repertoire, from basic cakes to expert meat, poultry, fish, and vegetable dishes.