A Post-Thanksgiving Crab Crack

Cookbook authors Matt Lee and Ted Lee invite you to try their favorite holiday tradition: a Lowcountry crab party with friends.

Guests meander in for the daylong affair.
Photographer Tara Sgroi

Invited Friends

Guests meander in for the daylong affair. Because there is always something good to talk about in South Carolina, there’s always something good to write about, and this party has drawn a creative crowd: Josephine (author of Rich in Love), Dottie Frank (Return to Sullivans Island), Patti Callahan Henry (Losing the Moon), Mary Alice Monroe (Last Light Over Carolina), and Nathalie Dupree (Shrimp and Grits Cookbook).

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100 Comfy Cottage Rooms 

Develop your coastal cottage’s style by following these simple tricks.

Lacy curtains, fresh florals, and plenty of monogrammed pillows are just a few of the feminine touches that give this room its calming and sweet mood. Pieces scored at thrift stores and flea markets were refreshed with paint, then artfully applied to achieve the shabby-chic distressed look.