Virginia Willis Blog

Recipes: Poultry and Game Birds

Bon Appétit, Y’all in Paris! Fried Chicken, Grits & Greens, and Biscuits

I’m in Paris at the Paris Cookbook Fair — and, that would be Paris, France, not Paris, Texas! It’s been crazy. I’ve been interviewed by Japanese television and there are so many different cultures represented I feel like I am at some sort of culinary United Nations. Yesterday I did a demonstration in the International… Read more »

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Healthy Chicken, Yankee Peaches, and The Pork Chop Theory

It’s high season for preserving summer fruits and vegetables and I am thrilled about my friend and colleague’s new cookbook Put ’em Up! by Sherri Brooks Vinton. Canning, fermenting, freezing, drying are just a few of the many ways eaters can preserve the fantastic flavors of locally grown foods. Whether you’re a canning novice or… Read more »

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Scratch that Summer Itch: BBQ for Memorial Day

I am absolutely itching for summer to start. Ready for it. Want it. It’s buzzing in my brain like a hungry mosquito zeroing in for a feast on a naked expanse of skin. Warm weather, sunshine, and swimming. Porches, fishing, and laying on the grass by the river. In celebration, I’ve made some changes to… Read more »

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