From South Boston to Leesburg, our favorite pies—fresh from the oven. more


Apples are an autumnal favorite in Virginia, whether fresh from the tree or baked into cakes, pies or puddings. Here are three of our favorite apple recipes. more


Splendid River Run Manor overlooking the James River inspires cakes of chocolate and sweet strawberry, Southern caramel, red velvet, and raspberry. Treat yourself to decadent desserts artfully conceived and presented in a style befitting a queen. more

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From 100-year-old stalwarts to modern upstarts, Virginia’s confectioners are feeding a nostalgic niche. more

Sep 2, 2015 4:41 PM Food

Its mysterious origins notwithstanding, Neely Barnwell Dykshorn confirms, there’s no question that the red velvet cake is quintessentially Southern. more

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Made in Virginia Award winner Willie Byrd Sauce more

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Made in Virginia Award winner Red Truck Bakery more

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Made in Virginia Award winner Glass House Winery more

Oct 30, 2014 2:08 PM Feature

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Our first and third presidents, Virginians both, were ice cream pioneers. You can be, too: The homemade summer miracle is back, sans the elbow grease. more

Jun 30, 2014 4:41 PM Food

When it comes to eating pie, the experience is greater than the sum of its parts. more

May 5, 2014 9:30 AM Food

Food trucks deliver stylish sustenance for reception-goers who want to keep the party going. Our favorites from around the state. more

Jan 2, 2014 10:07 AM

Hot chocolate and dessert recipes to warm the soul more

Dec 2, 2013 12:49 PM Food

Take a sip, swirl it in your mouth, savor the way it coats your tongue. This is the way the season should taste. more

Nov 18, 2013 4:29 PM

Ole’ Time Fried Pies in Timberville takes pie to new heights of yummy. more

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A recipe from Red Hen, Lexington more

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A recipe from Mad About Chocolate, Williamsburg more

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A recipe from Virginia Diner, Wakefield more

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A tasty slice of New Zealand can now be found in Richmond. more

Jun 5, 2013 10:43 AM Best of Virginia 2013

Underappreciated for too long, marshmallows have graduated from the pantry to the confection case. It's time to give the ‘goo’ its due! more

Mar 7, 2013 2:55 PM Food 1 Comments

A former personal trainer finds sweet success in the bakery business. more

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