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Holiday Entertaining Tips: Smoky Cheese Straws

Holiday Entertaining Tips Holiday Entertaining should be relaxed, comfortable, and enjoyable for both the hosts and the guests – and that comes with organization and planning ahead, from the guest list to the music to the menu — and everything in between. Not planning ahead and thinking things through makes for a stressed-out host and… Read more »

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What’s in Season: Georgia Pecans

Pecan recipes on www.virginiawillis.com

  Family Business I love pecans and it’s pecan season! I grew up in south Georgia, home to pecans, peaches, and peanuts. In south and middle Georgia there are pecan groves as far as the eye can see. The Willson family at Sunnyland Farms recently invited me down  to check out their multi-generational farm and… Read more »

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What’s in Season: Cantaloupe Creamsicle

Cantaloupe Creamsicle on www.virginiawillis.com

Summer Melon Cantaloupe responds well to hot summer heat and is currently in high season across much of the US. Generally, this time of year we keep cantaloupe freshly cut and cubed in a container in the fridge. Cantaloupe is one of those fruits that is always found in the prepared foods case in the… Read more »

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