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Virginia Hams and American Independence

Ham doesn’t just happen. When you sit down to a 4th of July spread this year, consider the rich and illustrious history of that slice of Virginia country ham you’ve speared and placed on your plate. Without the ability to preserve pork, early Colonials living in their new, fledgling homeland may have found survival even Read More…

Pairing Good Beers with Good Ham

  Who said pairing a good drink with a meal is only for wine lovers? You don’t have to consider yourself a beer connoisseur with this versatile palate pleaser. And we all know that a memorable meal has flavors that compliment and linger. Epicurious and other major foodie publications have noticed the revival of beer Read More…

Father's Day Meal from Edwards
Make Father’s Day Traditions with Edwards Ham

What better way to celebrate fatherhood than with a premium ham from S. Wallace Edwards & Sons? You might think we’re about to say something like, “who doesn’t love pork more than dad?” and yes, that’s a tried and true selling point for grilling good meat on Father’s Day. But to us, ham is more Read More…

Bacon Bash

On May 22nd, the Rotary Club of City Center Newport News will be hosting “Bacon Bash: A Bacon, Beer & Bourbon Affair” at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center. Local restaurants will be there concocting delicious bacon-inspired dishes while local breweries such as St. George Brewing Co. and A. Smith Bowman Distillery pour fine drinks for what’s Read More…

A Festival of Taste for a Good Cause

 Coming together for a good cause is what community is all about. This Friday, local chefs, food and drink artisans are coming together to participate in “Foodapalooza: A Festival of Taste” along the James River, just outside the Jamestown settlement. The event is will be a fundraiser for the Williamsburg Area’s Meals on Wheels, an Read More…