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What’s in Season: Butterbean Basil Hummus

Butterbean Basil Hummus on www.virginiawillis.com

Everybody Likes Butterbeans…. Butterbeans are one of my favorite things to eat on this Earth. Yes – that includes fine Belgian chocolates, French delicacies, other Southern classics like fried chicken with rice and gravy or Georgia peaches picked fresh from the tree. Butterbeans are my soul food. I don’t mean Soul Food in regards to… Read more »

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Chill Out: Summer Small Plates

Whew. Last week was a blur in NYC. I had a great time hosting Cooking Today for Martha Stewart Radio interspersed with various meetings and eatings. The meetings went great and the eatings were delicious. Stay tuned for more exciting events this fall! Dining was mostly low key, but a couple of the highlights included… Read more »

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4G Summer: Glorious, Gardening, Grilling, & Garlic + Three Condiment Recipes

Life is Good This summer has been glorious. Life is good, love is good, work is good. I am happy. The past weeks have been filled with lots of gardening and grilling. I absolutely love to dig in the dirt. It’s so therapeutic. I can’t tend a houseplant to save my life, but vegetables? Love…. 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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