in Brunswick County, VA on the banks of the Nottoway River
in "1828" has become a time honored tradition. Cooking a
very fine Brunswick Stew, in the hometown of the original
Brunswick Stew, has also become a source of pride among
county residents and has rewarded its citizens with many
pots of hardy Brunswick Stew.
have become Stewmasters after learning
to cook this wonderful stew from family members and friends
in this southern community. The Brunswick Stewmasters
Association consists of local citizens who consider themselves
experts in preparing the pots of thick stew. Their
goal is to keep this tradition alive and to serve as teachers
for the next generation of Brunswick Stewmasters.
Every year, the residents
of Brunswick, Virginia, host what has become another tradition
-- the Taste
of Brunswick Festival
-- where contestants vie for the title of “Brunswick County
Stewmaster." Mark your calendars for October 8, 2011,
10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on the campus of Southside Virginia
Community College in Alberta, Virginia, and become part
of this grand Virginia Tradition! Click
here for more information.