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Virginia Willis

  • Recipe

    Hoppin' John

    In the South, eating Hoppin’ John—rice and black-eyed peas with pork—is supposed to bring luck (although no one’s quite sure why). Lucky or not, the hearty meal-in-a-bowl is the perfect…

  • How-To

    How to Make Hoppin' John

    This classic black-eyed pea and rice dish is a southern New Year's tradition.

  • Recipe

    Okra Cornmeal Cakes

    Serve these delicious okra cakes in bite-size bits for a cocktail nibble or larger cakes for a side dish. In the middle of summer, try adding fresh corn cut off…

  • Recipe

    Curried Chicken Wings with Peach Dipping Sauce

    This recipe is excerpted from Basic to Brilliant, Ya'll. Read our review.

  • Recipe

    Beef Daube Provençal

    Regardless of how fancy this dish may sound, this is simple, satisfying country cooking.

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