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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Edwards Celebrates Farm to Table Foods at The Blue Point

Earlier this month, Cure Master Sam Edwards III was honored to be a guest speaker at The Blue Point‘s Farm to Table Dinner in Duck, North Carolina. The dinner was part of the “Taste of The Beach“, an annual food and wine festival on the Outer Banks. The event was a five-course Farm to Table Read More…

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Set the Easter Table with an Edwards Ham

Easter is Sunday, April 20 this year, and while you may still have a little more than a month to prepare your big feast, you do not want to wait too long. To get a good idea of what to order, check out our main and Easter occasion pages. For example, did you know that Read More…

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Edwards Prepares for Virginia Food and Beverage Expo

  We here at Edwards are getting the ham holders ready and the booth boxed up for the Virginia Food and Beverage Expo on Wednesday, March 26 in Richmond, Virginia. Sponsored by the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS), the tradeshow connects buyers representing grocery stores, restaurants and gift shops directly with more than 140 Virginia Read More…

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Vermont Chefs Celebrate Mardi Gras With Surryano Ham

  The city of Stratton, Vermont is celebrating Mardi Gras in style with Marchdi Gras – “a southern-style block party in the Stratton Village.” Part of the day’s festivities will be held at the Fire Tower Restaurant & Tavern where Owner Peter J. Micioni and Chef Max Turner will be hosting a “Marchdi Gras Prix Read More…

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Edwards to Attend Charleston Food & Wine Festival

If you’re looking to dive into the world of artisan food and drink, then pack up your things and book a flight to beautiful Charleston, South Carolina for the BB&T Charleston Food and Wine Festival! The festival is a celebration of Southern culinary excellence and infuses “home-grown flavor with the most celebrated chefs, culinary professionals Read More…