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Savor the Season
Savor the Season

Giving gifts, singing carols and eating – all holiday traditions that many families look forward to all year. During the holiday season, Edwards is here to help you make the absolute most out this most wonderful time of year. Below are just a few great options to consider to help you enjoy some delicious treats. Celebrate Christmas Read More…

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Bloomberg Pursuits: Peanut Fed Surryano “Rivals the Best”

From Bloomberg Pursuits‘ Holiday 2015 Issue: “The paper-thin slices of an Edwards peanut-fed Surryano ham may not be the knife-and-fork food of your youth, but the taste rivals the best of the legendary Spanish jamon Iberico de Bellota — an entire leg of buttery, savory meaty goodness. Virginia proprietor Sam Edwards has helped revive the Read More…

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The Results Are In! Ham Flavor Guide from The Great Artisanal Ham Tasting

We think education is the most important thing when it comes to appreciating artisanal hams. It’s not a matter of what ham is better or worse, but understanding that every ham is unique in their own right. Teaching this gospel was our number one goal behind The Great Artisanal Ham Tasting. Selections from the best Domestic and European Read More…

Guanciale and Corn Polenta
RECIPE: Sweet Corn Polenta with Guanciale

Whether you make your own home-cured guanciale like One Tomato-Two Tomato, or use Edwards jowciale in this polenta recipe, it will have your mouths watering. The sweet corn mixed with the saltiness of the jowciale is a nice balance for a side dish today, or even better as a leftover lunch meal. Ingredients: 6 ears Read More…

Braised Pork Shoulder
RECIPE: Braised Pork Shoulder with Apples and Sauerkraut

Tangy and sweet, this braised pork dish from Fresh Fork Market will have your dinner guests going back for seconds! It’s a great dish that you can use your crockpot for, or cook on the stove, either way  – the real flavors of the pork will shine through. Ingredients: 1 pork shoulder, excess fat trimmed Read More…

Sriracha Pigs Feet
RECIPE: Sriracha Grilled Pigs Feet

Pigs Feet may not be the typical go-to dish for pork lovers, but don’t shy away from trying something new. That’s where Taking on Magazine comes in to help. She serves up his unique take on Pigs Feet that is something other than pickled. Check it out for yourself.   Ingredients: 3 – 4 pigs’ Read More…

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RECIPE: Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

This dish can be a great year round or seasonal dish. Whether you choose to serve it in the summer as a BBQ side dish, or maybe it’s part of your Thanksgiving day spread, it’s served with bacon. Bacon makes any dish acceptable. Once Upon a Chef combines a variety of sweet, salty and savory Read More…

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RECIPE: Carolina Vinegar Spare Ribs

Summer is officially here and it’s time to break out the grill and the best BBQ recipes out there. This is what Tickled Red has to serve up with a southern flare. A light and refined vinegar sauce will allow the true flavor of the pork to come out; this fall-off-the-bone recipe will be the Read More…

Jerk Pork and Pineapple
RECIPE: Grilled Jerk Pork and Spicy Grilled Pineapple

This combination of Jerk pork and grilled pineapple makes a great summer dish, with a combination of salty, sweet and spicy. It may seem like a lot of ingredients, but they come together perfectly – since Fields of Cake started making this recipe over 7 years ago. Jerk Pork Loin Ingredients: 2 Cups coarsely chopped Read More…

Maple Pork Salad
RECIPE: Maple Pork Salad

This is a great summer salad recipe, paleo or not! It has something for everyone and add some bacon for a punch of flavor. Cheeky Chive’s mixture of grilled pork chops and fresh fruit and greens is one to delight any picnic, BBQ, or dinner table. Ingredients: 1 lb. pork chops ½ lb. bacon (optional) 4 Read More…