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Chef Maxwell's recipe for Corn and Coconut Chowder

Chef Maxwell's recipe for Corn and Coconut Chowder
This recipe was prepared by Chef John Maxwell on Real Virginia, Virginia Farm Bureau’s weekly television program.



Chef Maxwell's recipe for Irish Lamb Meatballs

Chef Maxwell's recipe for Irish Lamb Meatballs
This recipe was prepared by Chef John Maxwell on Real Virginia, Virginia Farm Bureau’s weekly television program.



Celebrate National Chocolate Lover’s Month with a delicious dessert for your love

Celebrate National Chocolate Lover’s Month with a delicious dessert for your love
February is National Chocolate Lover’s Month, and what better way to celebrate than by preparing a delicious chocolate dessert for someone you love?



Try this recipe for Rosa Parks’ Featherlite Pancakes

Try this recipe for Rosa Parks’ Featherlite Pancakes
In 2015 the Library of Congress received and began cataloging the papers of civil rights icon Rosa Parks. Along with a 1957 poll tax receipt, postcards from the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and documents related to the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the collection yielded a recipe, written on the back of an envelope, for peanut butter pancakes.



Chef Maxwell's recipe for Cherry Clafouti

Chef Maxwell's recipe for Cherry Clafouti
This recipe was prepared by Chef John Maxwell on Real Virginia, Virginia Farm Bureau’s weekly television program.

Maxwell, a certified executive chef, culinary educator and member of the American Academy of Chefs, shares delicious seasonal recipes in a Real Virginia segment sponsored by Virginia Grown, a program of the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.




Traditional soda bread delivers taste of Ireland

Traditional soda bread delivers taste of Ireland
As we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and National Flour Month, why not try an Irish soda bread recipe? It’s so simple you can bake an extra loaf to share!



Chef Maxwell's recipe for Strawberry Pork Loin

Chef Maxwell's recipe for Strawberry Pork Loin
This recipe was prepared by Chef John Maxwell on Real Virginia, Virginia Farm Bureau’s weekly television program.

Maxwell, a certified executive chef, culinary educator and member of the American Academy of Chefs, shares delicious seasonal recipes in a Real Virginia segment sponsored by Virginia Grown, a program of the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.



Chef Maxwell's recipe for Seared Salmon Filet with Glazed Baby Onions

Chef Maxwell's recipe for Seared Salmon Filet with Glazed Baby Onions
This recipe was prepared by Chef John Maxwell on Real Virginia, Virginia Farm Bureau’s weekly television program.

Maxwell, a certified executive chef, culinary educator and member of the American Academy of Chefs, shares delicious seasonal recipes in a Real Virginia segment sponsored by Virginia Grown, a program of the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.



Chef Maxwell's recipe for Chickpea Polenta with Roasted Asparagus and Brown Sauce

Chef Maxwell's recipe for Chickpea Polenta with Roasted Asparagus and Brown Sauce
This recipe was prepared by Chef John Maxwell on Real Virginia, Virginia Farm Bureau’s weekly television program.

Maxwell, a certified executive chef, culinary educator and member of the American Academy of Chefs, shares delicious seasonal recipes in a Real Virginia segment sponsored by Virginia Grown, a program of the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.




Chef Maxwell's recipe for Borscht

Chef Maxwell's recipe for Borscht

This recipe was prepared by Chef John Maxwell on Real Virginia, Virginia Farm Bureau’s weekly television program.

Maxwell, a certified executive chef, culinary educator and member of the American Academy of Chefs, shares delicious seasonal recipes in a Real Virginia segment sponsored by Virginia Grown, a program of the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.




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