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COOKING CONTEST! Entry deadline Nov. 30th!

Posted on Nov 25, 2011 3:54 pm

Now that you’ve warmed up your skilz preparing the Thanksgiving meal, enter your best holiday recipe for a chance to win! The Lee Bros. will prepare the top five Grandprize Winners’ recipes at the SC State Farmer’s Market in Columbia in January, and will be featured on a printed recipe card, available in SC grocery stores!

Contest Details

A total of 25 Winners, consisting of the top five recipes in each category, will be selected by the Lee Brothers and will be featured on a printed recipe card, which will be available in grocery stores. From the Winners, a total of five Grandprize Winners will be selected (one Grandprize Winner from each category). The Grandprize Winners and their guests (one guest per winner) will be invited to the South Carolina Department of Agriculture’s State Farmers Market Exhibition Kitchen in West Columbia, SC, where the Lee Brothers will prepare and serve all of the Grandprize-winning recipes in January 2012. (specific date will be announced at the time the prizes are awarded). No mileage or hotel accommodations, or other travel expenses are included as part of this Grandprize Winner Award. Limit of one (1) Grandprize may be won per person, per e-mail address or household address per calendar year. Enter the 2011 “Lee Brother Your Holiday” contest by: 1. Logging on to Facebook from your desktop computer ( and clicking on the “enter contest” tab at Lee Brother Your Holiday between 9:01 am on October 17, 2011, and 4:59 pm on November 30, 2011. Be sure to follow the prompts to post your original favorite holiday recipe using at least one (1) or more Certified SC Grown items on the Lee Brother Your Holiday Facebook tab titled “Enter Contest.” 2. Sending your submission to There are five different categories: 1. Entrees 2. Sides 3. Appetizers 4. Desserts 5. Baked Goods Any recipes entered on the Lee Brother Your Holiday Facebook wall or sent via a Message, are not entered and will not be judged. No purchase necessary to enter to win the contest. You may enter once per day. Please note that submissions will only post on the day they are entered.

Tailgate with the Lee Bros!

Posted on Nov 24, 2011 9:47 pm

Matt Lee and Ted Lee, along with representatives from the S.C. Department of Agriculture, will be setting up a tailgating tent 4-6 p.m. Saturday at the old Farmers Market site on Bluff Road. Look for the green and white tent behind Bojangles’ and stop in to sample some warm soups created from Certified S.C. Grown ingredients.
And don’t forget that the Lee Bros. are conducting a “Lee Brother Your Holiday” search for South Carolina’s favorite original holiday recipe that showcases at least one Certified S.C. Grown ingredient. You can submit one original recipe per day online at Holiday through Wednesday, Nov. 30 for a chance to have it printed and displayed in grocery stores across the state and to meet the Lee Bros and prepare a meal with them. Submissions will be accepted in these categories: entrees, sides, appetizers, desserts and baked goods. Matt and Ted will pick the finalists. More information at

A Lee Bros. Thanksgiving for less than $60!

Posted on Nov 9, 2011 1:42 pm

Watch us prepare Thanksgiving on a Shoestring for the CBS Early Show last year, with recipes from our second book, “The Lee Bros. Simple Fresh Southern,” including smoky Skillet Green Beans with Orange, luscious Pimento Cheese Potato Gratin, Buttermilk Fresh Cheese, Red Eye Gravy, Pecan Pie and more:

It’s crunch-time here!

Posted on Aug 24, 2011 2:04 pm

We’re cranking on The Lee Bros. Charleston Kitchen in the run-up to the photo shoot for the book, working overtime to get everything done. Just came across these Charleston shout-outs on The Daily Beast from star-chef Jamie Bissonnette of Coppa and Toro in Boston, which put some wind in our sails…

Too many figs…?

Posted on Jul 21, 2011 2:02 pm

Then make Fig Preserves! Get our recipe at this link, and also enter to win copies of The Lee Bros. Simple Fresh Southern, and us cooking for your Supper Club. Congrats to last week’s winners: Ruth Rackley, Helen Hammond, Andrea Demos Turner, Matthew Brittain, and Robert Sullivan! Are YOU going to win this week?