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!
How to Cut a Butternut Squash
How to Cut a Butternut Squash Today I was chopping butternut squash for a recipe project for an international media brand. The assignment has been
Valentine’s Day: Chocolate Peanut Butter Bites
Chocolate and Valentine’s Day are meant to go together. To help celebrate Valentine’s Day I’m sharing my recipe for Chocolate Peanut Butter Bites. You got
What’s in Season: Cooking with Citrus
Winter is citrus season and the produce departments are overflowing. There are the diminutive Tangerines, Clementines, Tangelos, Mineolas, and Satsumas in the “cutie” citrus club. Down the
Sinless Seven Layer Dip for Your Super Bowl Party
The Atlanta Falcons are in the Super Bowl — and there’s going to be a lot of tailgating. Falcon and Patriot fans alike will be
Chicken Wings for the Dirty Birds
Other than the recent reports concerning Georgia’s Fifth District, the big deal right now in The ATL is that the Falcons are playing the
Ground Corn 101: Cornmeal and Grits
The importance of corn in the Southern diet cannot be overstated. Corn was eaten fresh in the summer, and dried and ground into meal for
Rotisserie Chicken Means Quick Satisfying Soups
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Turkey 101: All You Need to Know
The first time I ever brined a turkey was over 10 years ago. I had read about it in Cook’s Illustrated and was pretty curious, so
Classic Egg Recipes and a Crack at Big Bad Breakfast
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day — and the one we have the least time to prepare for and the shortest time
Fall Vegetable Recipes and a Dip into Poole’s Diner
Yep, well someone forgot to tell Mother Nature because it hit 90° yesterday in Atlanta. Fall officially starts today and yes, it is a bit