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Epicurious: The Best Pork, Ham, and Bacon in the World

From Epicurious.com:     “Not all pork products are created equal. Just imagine for a moment that money was no object, that no supernal slice of lavishly marbled ham or haute hunk of succulent pork was too high-end or high-falutin’ for your budget. Here, our mini guide to some of the finest, most exclusive, pork, Read More…

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Edwards Receives Prestigious Award from ACF Virginia Chefs Association

We are tremendously honored to have been chosen as the 2013 Purveyor of The Year from the ACF Virginia Chefs Association. The Virginia Chefs Association is the state chapter of the American Culinary Federation.., a group that consists of the best chefs in the country. These chefs are required to pass multiple certifications and prove themselves Read More…

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Help Us Celebrate National Peanut Month in March!

  Did you know that March is National Peanut Month? According to the National Peanut Board, the tasty treat makes up for 2/3 of all snack nuts consumed in the USA, with Americans spending nearly $1 billion on peanut butter alone (peanuts themselves contribute more than $4 billion to the US economy each year). It Read More…

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Saveur – One Good Find: Surryano Ham

From Saveur Magazine,   I was writing some recipe corrections in the SAVEUR test kitchen recently when I realized my stomach was growling. I headed to the refrigerator and started pawing through the drawers until I happened on a package of cured meat. The label read Surryano ham. I laughed to myself, “Surryano? Isn’t it spelled Serrano?” Read More…

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Garden And Gun – Southern Pantry: Edwards Peanut Ham

If you’re a country ham lover, chances are that you’re already familiar with Surry, Virginia, company S. Wallace Edwards and Sons. Back in the late 1990s, well before the start of the artisan food revolution, third-generation cure master Sam Edwards turned an old family business into one of the South’s most respected curing operations when Read More…

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WYDaily: Local Companies Will Present at National Specialty Food Show

From WYDaily.com: Two local businesses are gearing up for a cross-country trip to represent Virginia with some of the fanciest foods in the nation. S. Wallace Edwards & Sons Inc. and The Peanut Shop of Williamsburg will both have tables at the Winter Fancy Food Show scheduled for Jan. 19 through 21 in San Francisco. Read More…

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Edwards Attends the Winter Fancy Food Show 2014

  Several days ago, S. Wallace Edwards and Sons attended the Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco, California. Hosted by the Specialty Food Association,  the WFFS has annually “more than 40,000 attendees from more than 80 countries and regions” and showcases over “260,000 innovative specialty food products, such as confections, cheese, coffee, snacks, spices, Read More…

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Plan Your Super Bowl Party With Edwards Ham!

  Believe it or not, we are already finished with the first week of the NFL playoffs, which means we are one step closer to Super Bowl XLVIII. The big game is February 2nd in East Rutherford, N.J., but it is never too early to plan for your party. If you are looking for something outside of the Read More…

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VIDEO: Pork Jowl Salad Recipe with Edwards Jowciale

Chef Kyle Woodruff from Waypoint Seafood & Grill in Williamsburg, Virginia creates another delicious dish in our latest recipe video. This time it’s a savory salad with with fried Edwards Jowciale.   Check out more of our recipe videos with Chef Kyle Woodruff, including a Bacon-Wrapped Venison Recipe and a Rockfish Dish Recipe. Chef Kyle Woodruff from Read More…

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Video Guides for Preparing Your Holiday Ham

Several years ago, we had the honor of working with Chef John Gonzales from A Chef’s Kitchen in  downtown Williamsburg, VA to create how-to videos on preparing a Virginia Ham. Whether it’s cooking, glazing or carving your holiday hams, these videos will help you get ready for your Christmas Dinner. There are two ways to Read More…