Welcome to Cooking with Virginia!
Need inspo for healthy recipes? Cooking with Virginia is packed with real-life tips, cooking techniques, and good and good-for-you recipes.
Who wants sad food? No one. Recipes have to taste good!
Here you’ll find a mix of indulgent and healthy recipes — food that I eat and make in my own kitchen (and sometimes on TV.)
As a result of my own wellness journey, I am an enthusiastic cheerleader for others seeking to make lifestyle changes in the interest of feeling healthier and happier, too.
Bon Appétit, Y’all!
Turning Old into New: Banana Mango Muffins
Tips on Preventing Food Waste – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle — and Rethink! I have a near daily ritual in that I scope out the fridge
Potato Salad Recipes
Bacon, Southern, and Chef-Inspired Potato Salad Recipes Ah, potato salad. The perfect combination of comforting carbs and decadent dressing. So many choices, so many styles!
What’s in Season: Vidalia Onion Dressing
How to Make Homemade Vidalia Onion Dressing and other Great Sweet Onion Recipes A few weeks ago I shot a video making Vidalia Onion Dressing
Most Delicious Deviled Eggs
This recipe is for the most delicious deviled eggs ever. Shh! There’s a secret ingredient.
Blueberry Muffins with Yogurt
Blueberry Benefits and Nutrition Blueberries are the Doris Day of summer fruit – happy-go-lucky, bright bouncing balls of flavor. Blackberries are moody, musky, and complex.
What’s in Season: Asparagus
How to Cook Asparagus, How to Store, How to Trim, and How to Know When It is Done. Spring is starting to kick into high
Easter Dinner: Bourbon Glazed Ham
How did serving ham for Easter become a custom? Mediterranean celebrations, including the Jewish Passover, traditionally call for lamb at spring feasts. However, in northern
The Masters’ Egg Salad Sandwich
Every spring, when I was a little girl my mother would take me to The Masters. I loved our mama-daughter dates. We would walk the
Strawberries are the most popular berry fruit in the world, and while they are available in grocery stores every week of the year, spring
How to Cook Leeks: Sautéed Leeks and Celery
Yikes! Take a look at that muddy mess of leeks! Soil or grit in food is the culinary equivalent to nails scratching a chalkboard. Yet