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Virginia Willis
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French-trained Southern chef and food writer. James Beard Foundation Award Winner. Okra apostle, grits missionary, bourbon devotee, and sustainable seafood instigator.
French-trained Southern chef and food writer. James Beard Foundation Award Winner. Okra apostle, grits missionary, bourbon devotee, and sustainable seafood instigator.

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Chocolate  Chocolate and Valentine’s Day go together like, well, chocolate and peanut butter! “You got chocolate in my peanut butter! You got peanut butter in my chocolate!” It’s a pretty awesome marriage of flavors and textures. To help celebrate…

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Cooking with Citrus Winter is citrus season and the produce departments are overflowing. There are the diminutive Tangerines, Clementines, Tangelos, Mineolas, and Satsumas in the “cutie” citrus club. Down the aisle, big bold Navel oranges with their thick…

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Super Bowl Party The Atlanta Falcons are in the Super Bowl — and there’s going to be a lot of tailgating. Falcon and Patriot fans alike will be dining on wings, pizza, nachos, and guacamole. According to Forbes magazine, Americans will eat almost 200…

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  Rise Up! Other than the recent reports concerning Georgia’s Fifth District, the big deal right now in The ATL is that the Falcons are playing the Green Bay Packers for the NFC Championship — and a ticket to the 51st Super Bowl. In honor of the Falcons,…

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Corn The importance of corn in the Southern diet cannot be overstated. Corn was eaten fresh in the summer, and dried and ground into meal for boiling and baking in the winter. Cornmeal has also played a major role in Northern foodways and while grits are…

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Need a side dish for your Labor Day Weekend picnic? Check out my Top Three Potato Salad recipes!



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How to Make "Cream of Anything Soup" -- without cream! And, big news about my new column called "Cooking with Virginia" in Southern Living!


http://blog.virginiawillis.com/2016/04/how-to-make-cream-of-anything-soup/

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New Blog Post - Up Your App Game with Romesco Sauce!

http://blog.virginiawillis.com/2016/03/make-romesco-sauce/
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