Charleston chefs can’t serve you in their dining rooms right now, but they can help you create some of their favorite dishes at home. In the coming days, while local spots remain closed, we will bring you new recipes from local chefs at your favorite Charleston restaurants.

Bramble Smash

It’s Saturday — time for a cocktail. According to Wild Common’s Simon Stilwell, this one is “a tasty, easy to do at-home cocktail that is very versatile.”


Jam or preserves: 1 ounce
Lemon or lime juice: 1 ounce
Vodka or other preferred spirit: 1 and 1/2 ounces
Splash of club soda
Herb garnish (mint, thyme, or basil work best)

  • Mix jam, citrus, alcohol, and soda together in a shaker.
  • Shake, then pour over ice in a glass.
  • Garnish with herbs.

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