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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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What’s in Season: Summer Tomato Recipes

Tomato recipes on www.virginiawillis.com

Fresh from the Garden A garden-ripe, fresh tomato is the absolute ultimate in summer produce. Out of season tomatoes are flavorless rock-hard orbs shipped from some other hemisphere. Out of season tomatoes are nothing if not pure disappointment. In season, tomatoes are bursting with flavor, juicy and luscious. Fresh tomatoes are only ever good in summer. There… Read more »

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