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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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More Taste, Less Waste with The James Beard Foundation

James Beard Foundation on www.virginiawillis.com

James Beard Foundation As part of the “More Taste, Less Waste” campaign, the James Beard Foundation recently initiated a recipe contest and asked chefs and culinary professionals to create recipes using oats that can inspire all of us to re-think oats as a way to add nutrition to our diets while reducing food waste. 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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