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Distinction Magazine: “Cured Tradition”

  From Distinction Magazine: by Janine Latus photography by Adam Ewing “SURRY – Sam Wallace Edwards III pulls open the doors and thick gray smoke smelling of hickory and ham rolls out like a fog. His father built this business, and his grandfather before him, and Sam has known since he was a boy how to stick Read More…

Virginia Bacon and Mushroom Dip Recipe
Recipe: Edwards’ Virginia Bacon and Mushroom Dip

  While Thanksgiving and Christmas are right around the corner and we know that delicious hams and turkeys will be stealing the holiday spotlight, we all still need those perfect appetizers and hors d’oeuvres to tide our friends and family over before the big meal. What better way to prepare for a delicious holiday feast than Read More…

7 Tools You Need for Your Thanksgiving Feast

Whether you serve a traditional roasted whole-bird turkey, smoke-cured-to-perfection spiral-cut ham, delectable smoked turkey breast or a sampling of all three this Thanksgiving, you’ll need to make sure you have the proper tools of the Thanksgiving trade to get the job done. A foil roasting pan and a knife for slicing the bird may seem Read More…

Fall Flavors

  It’s easy to find fall vegetables, fruits and spices that accent Edwards’ Virginia Country Ham. What isn’t easy, perhaps, is choosing from the cornucopia of abundance available during the season; you may just have to try them all eventually! Consider what luscious, ripe pears and cranberries, hearty root vegetables, such as sweet potatoes, pumpkins and butternut squash, Read More…

3 Perfect Ham Tailgating Appetizers

  It takes a lot of energy to be a bona fide football fan. Donning your team’s full fan regalia, painting your face or shirtless torso in team colors, getting pre-game stoked or post-game decompressed all takes work. Even bending your elbow to drink beverages and snack on delicious tidbits before, during and after the game requires constant refueling. Fortunately, Read More…