The Washington Post – The Southern Tomato Sandwich

AJC -Honey Ginger Spice Bread is perfect twist on French gingerbread

AJC – Why Frozen Seafood Can Be a Great Catch 

Forbes – Servers in the Spotlight 

Okra Magazine – Virginia Willis Cooking

Saving The Story Of Grits, A Dish Born Of Poverty Now On Fine-Dining Menus

Austin 360 by The Austin Statesman – I Love You So Much Podcast

Thrilllist – Chefs Reveal Their Go-To Fast Food Indulgences

USA Today – Superstition says these foods will bring you luck in the new year

The Washington Post – Best Cookbooks 2018

NPR Main Ingredient: Virginia Willis Pairs Pear Mostarda With Cream Cheese Biscuits

The New York Times – Is it Southern Food or Soul Food?

Southern Foodway Alliance – Oral History: Virginia Willis

The Washington Post – Almond Jelly with Blueberry-Ginger Compote

The Washington Post – You can still use your oven in the summer. Just go low and slow.

Bon Appétit – ‘Southern Food Is a Living, Breathing, Changing Thing’

The Washington Post – This Cozy Cobbler can be made to suit any fruit – or mood.

The Washington Post – How to keep your cool when it feels too hot to cook.

Forklore Podcast – Virginia Willis makes Asian Cajun BBQ Shrimp

The Local Palate – Food Culture of the South – Secrets of the Southern Table

People Magazine – Buttermilk Pound Cake with Roasted Strawberries

Martha Stewart Living – A Southern Food Expert (and Martha Alum!) Visits the Test Kitchen

Southern Living – More Than Fried Chicken: A New Cookbook Explores the Global Southern Kitchen

Garden and Gun – A Tasty Tour of the Modern South

Atlanta Journal Constitution – Spring cookbook releases bring author appearances to Atlanta

Sensory Sweet Flavor & The Menu

In the Pantry: Garlic-Rubbed Skirt Steak and Vidalia Onions with Peanut Romesco

The Splendid Table – Chicken Larb with Georgia Peanuts

Dianne Jacob – Tips on a Successful Book Tour with Dianne Jacob

Deep South Magazine – Chicken Larb with Georgia Peanuts

Food Republic – Crank It Up: Nashville Hot Grilled Chicken

Atlanta Magazine – The New South: Three Cookbooks Challenge Southern Stereotypes

The Post and Courier – Virginia Willis leads wide-ranging culinary tour of the South in new cookbook

The Crier – Major culinary event set for Marcus Center

Alabama Chanin highlights Secrets of the Southern Table

27 Influential People in Southern Food Everyone Should Know

Weight Watchers Magazine – Dishes from Superstar Chefs

Modern Farmer (Spring 2018): Seven of the Seasons Best Cookbooks

Winner of the James Beard Foundation’s More Taste, Less Waste recipe contest

Vote for Virginia Willis in the James Beard Foundation’s More Taste, Less Waste recipe contest

Virginia Willis Steps Out to Lead Southern Cuisine’s Next Evolutionary Wave In Print and On TV

Prominent cookbook author to headline Atlanta History Center’s Back on the Farm event

Classic Kentucky Derby Dishes – Fox News

Derby Day Appetizer

Kid Friendly Kentucky Derby Party

Kentucky Derby – Chef Virginia Willis To Serve Her Famous Southern Fare in This Year’s Mansion

Peach Dish – A Global South

James Beard Awards

Makeover Broccoli Mac & Cheese

Happy Thanksgiving

How I Mastered the Art (and Politics) of Cornbread Dressing

The Epoch Times – Celebrating July 4th in Southern Style With Virginia Willis

The Augusta Chronicle – Virginia Willis, award-winning chef, cookbook author got start in kitchen in Evans

Atlanta writers win big at the James Beard Foundation Book, Broadcast, and Journalism Awards

The Local Palate: Food Culture of the South


Chef Virginia Willis Shares Her Minute Maid Mardi Gras Ham Recipe

The Charlotte Observer – Collards Are The New Kale

Inside Atlanta: Virginia Willis, Atlanta-based Cookbook Author

Garden & Gun: Anatomy of a Classic, Blueberry Cobbler

The News & Observer: Southern Cook Virginia Willis is Light at Heart

Creative Loafing: $20 Dinner with Virginia Willis

Points North Atlanta: The Taste of Summer, from Pantry to Patio

Winston-Salem Journal: Southern Cookbook Author Wants Folks to Lighten Up

Perfect Food Day: Virginia Willis

The Charlotte Observer: Virginia Willis is Light at Heart

Taste of the South Cookbook Interview

Atlanta Journal Constitution: Spring Books from Fried Chicken to Healthy Eats

Washington Post: Rack of Lamb with Pecan-Mint Dipping Sauce

Montreal Gazette: Southern U.S. Cuisine gets a Healthy Twist

Times Herald: Virginia Willis Returns with Healthy Southern Cooking

Aiken Standard: Lighten Up, Y’all

Food Network: 6 Iconic Southern Ingredients Lightened Up, Y’all

Tasting Table: Ten Best New Cookbooks

Serious Eats: Virginia Willis on What People Get Wrong about Southern Food

Virginia Willis shares health journey in “Lighten Up, Y’all”

Bacon-Wilted Greens with Warm Goat Cheese

Cookbook Review: Lighten Up, Y’all + An Interview With Chef Virginia Willis + Recipes!

Cookbook Corner – Lighten up, y’all

Omnivoracious – Recipe Road Test: “Lighten Up, Y’All” Stovetop Apple Pie

The Post and Courier: “Lighten Up, Y’all” gives Southern favorites a healthier spin

Natural Awakenings Magazine

Jump Into Books – 5 Star Review: Lighten Up, Y’all by Virginia Willis

Virginia Willis on the Greatest Cookbooks and What People Get Wrong About Southern Food

Harper’s Bazaar

The 10 Best New Healthy Cookbooks for Winter and Spring 2015

Eating Well: Cookies to Share

Southern Living Community Cookbook: Lighten Up Y’all

New York Times: Cooking a Perfect Pot of Rice

Post and Courier: Ode to Okra

Local Palate: Okra Missionary

Chicago Tribune: Slime-Free Approach to Cooking Okra

The AJC: Pod Pride

Food 52: How to Make Grits Without a Recipe

Redbook: Chef Tips For Great Grilling

Taste of the South: Dishing with Virginia Willis

Edible Ink: Bookshelf Editions

Where Women Cook

12 Up and Coming Southern Chefs

HGTV Frontdoor: Virginia Willis and Her South

Chicago Tribune: Seven Food Writers You Should Know

American Profile: Recipes for Breakfast Basics

Fine Cooking

Publishers Weekly

Wine Enthusiast

USA Today

Country Living Holiday Entertaining

Holiday Entertaining, Eating Well

The Greenville News, Cooking Up Memories, Y’all

Wine Enthusiast Magazine

Basic to Brilliant, Y’all in The Austin Chronicle

Basic to Brilliant, Y’all in Atlanta Magazine

Episode 76 Kitchen Sync with Virginia Willis, Edible Radio

Virginia Willis’s Easter Dinner, Country Living

5@5 – Virginia Willis – Southern is a State of Mind, Eatocracy

Secrets of the Southern Christmas Dinner, Fox Foodie

Virginia Willis Radio Interview, It’s Your Health

Cook Like a Professional Chef, Living in Atlanta Magazine

Meet Virginia Willis, Georgia Magazine

Kitchen Confidence, Atlanta Magazine

Julie Powell: A Success Story Bloggers Love to Hate On, ABC News

Chef Challenges Bloggers’ Expertise, Access Atlanta

Don’t Diss the Chicken: The Unofficial Guide to the Julie/Julia Controversy, Huffington Post

Julie & Julia, Kathleen Flinn (Eat.Write.Now)

Girls Just Want to Have Fun: Bonding with a Purpose, Vie

Media Skills & How to Get Them, Restaurant Hospitality

A French Twist, Cooking with Paula Deen

Virginia Willis: Next Celebrity Chef-bian,

Giving Thanks, Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles

The Blended, Bountiful Table, The Washington Post

Virginia Willis Poised to Become Next Celebrity Chef, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Key Ingredients: Bon Appétit, Yall, Sunday Paper

Chefs say take time to prepare…, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Summer Reads…, San Francisco Chronicle

Review: Bon Appétit, Y’all…, Food Site of the Day

Review: Bon Appétit, Y’all…, House Beautiful

Georgia Grown, Columbia County Magazine

Cookbooks We Love: Bon Appétit, Yall, Ladies’ Home Journal

Review: Bon Appétit, Y’all…, Publisher’s Weekly

“In Your Grill”, Sunday Paper

“In the Kitchen”, Edible Atlanta

“A Southern Sunday Brunch”, Columbia Country