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10 Best Gadgets and Apps for Your Kitchen

If you’re making a list and checking it twice, and you have a giftee on that list who happens to be a chef or a self-proclaimed foodie, you may be in a bit of a panic, thinking there’s nothing new under the commercial or professional kitchen sun. Think again. Before you opt for a glow-in-the-dark necktie or a subscription to Read More…

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Holiday Ham Appetizers

  ‘Tis the season to be … eating ham! Crowd-pleasing, mouth-watering ham appetizers liven up an already festive spread, whether the occasion is an impromptu get-together or a more sophisticated holiday dinner party. What better way to enjoy the company of friends and loved ones than by huddling around an array of sumptuous appetizers that stimulate Read More…

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Recipe: Paleo Crock Pot Pork Shoulder Pernil – Carnitas Style

This recipe comes to us from Laura over at Our Full Plate. According to her, “… life is too short to not have some pork shoulder/ pork butt slow cooker meals in your repertoire”. We couldn’t agree more, so we are happy to be able to share this recipe with you. INGREDIENTS: 7 lbs. of Read More…

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Recipe: Baby Back Ribs on a Traeger Smoker

Try out these mouth-watering baby back ribs, that will impress even the most veteran BBQ fan out there! INGREDIENTS: 2 full slabs of quality Baby Back Ribs with rear silver membrane removed brine mix of half apple juice and half water extra virgin olive oil your favorite rub your favorite BBQ sauce DIRECTIONS: Remove rear Read More…

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Recipe: Oven Roasted Rack of Pork

We got this delectable recipe from Chef Dennis. According to him, “this is such an easy dish to make – it nearly makes itself!” It starts out with a pretty simple base of olive oil, sea salt and pepper, but he then adds a hearty sprinkling of Montreal Beef seasoning. Although it may sound a bit Read More…

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Recipe: Ginger Sweet Tea Brined Pork Chops

  This recipe for Ginger Sweet Tea Brined Pork Chops will not disappoint. The folks over at Southern Bite chose a southern favorite, Milo’s Famous Sweet Tea, but if you have a personal favorite, feel free to give it a try. These pork chops require a bit of extra work with the brine and all, Read More…

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Recipe: Pork Fried Rice

This delicious yet simple recipe for Pork Fried Rice is a classic but necessary one to have in your tool box of recipes. This can be served as a side to compliment a larger meal or had simply as a meal by itself. Either way, we know you’ll enjoy. INGREDIENTS: 7 tablespoons oil 1 cup Read More…

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Recipe: Smoked Surry Sausage and Shrimp Grits

  This delicious southern recipe is in an Edwards Ham favorite for all seasons: INGREDIENTS: 4 Cups Chicken Stock 1 Cup Stone Ground Grits 1/2 lb Shredded Parmesan Cheese 4 Tbsp Butter 3/4 cup fresh Roma Tomato Diced 3/4 cup Green Onions, Chopped 3 Cloves Garlic, Minced 1/2 Cup Dry White Wine 1/2 Cup Heavy Read More…

Ham Steaks
Recipe: Edwards Virginia Country Ham Steaks Topped w/ Red Eye Gravy

There’s nothing like an Edwards Ham Country Steak. To enhance this dish, we recommend serving these with “Dandoodle” Collard Greens (recipe below). INGREDIENTS: 2 each 4 oz Edwards Virginia Country Ham Steaks 1 Tsp Butter 1 Tbsp Brown Sugar ¼ Cup Brewed Coffee (strong, or left over from the day before) DIRECTIONS: Heat a large cast iron Read More…

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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…