About Patrick Evans-Hylton

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Patrick Evans-Hylton is a trained chef and award-winning food journalist who has covered food and foodways through print, radio, television, and online since 1995. He’s also the executive editor of Virginia Wine Lover magazine and food and wine senior editor of Coastal Virginia magazine. Nuts is his most recent cookbook. @patrickevanshylton

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Candied Pecans

“Irresistible.” “The perfect combination of sweet, salt, spice, and crunch.” “We. Can. NOT. Stop. Eating. Them.” “Absolutely perfect.” That’s what we’re hearing about these candied pecans.

Wasabi-Ginger Popcorn

Wasabi and Ginger Popcorn

This recipe adds the heat of wasabi, the bite of ginger, and the mellow depth of black sesame seeds, turning plain popcorn into a kicky snack.