Georgia is in Charleston, South Carolina where she is preparing a dinner at historic Fenwick Hall. She invites a legendary queen of Southern cooking to come by and teach her the secret to her two ingredient biscuits, learns a Nigerian inspired cocktail from a local sommelier, and heads out on the water to harvest oysters. Georgia also shares her tips for setting a southern outdoor table.
In her public television debut, chef, bestselling author and outdoor expert Georgia Pellegrini shares recipes, projects and skills for a self-sufficient life, and introducing viewers to memorable characters along the way. Throughout MODERN PIONEERING, Georgia helps viewers hone new skills in the kitchen with refreshing recipes; offers gardening tips for all spaces (including urban fire escapes); and showcases DIY projects such as watermelon kegs, handcrafted paper and homemade survival kit. At the same time, she teaches viewers to waste nothing while rolling up their sleeves and tapping into their pioneer spirit. Traveling the country, Georgia also highlights artisans and craftsmen who are modern pioneers, as well as extraordinary food heroes with uplifting and moving personal stories.