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Pickled Beet Salad

Pickled Beet Salad

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.




Brandade de Morue

Brandade de Morue

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.




Crab and Roasted Pepper Cheesecake

Crab and Roasted Pepper Cheesecake

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.




Stamp and Go (Jamaican Saltfish Fritters)

Stamp and Go (Jamaican Saltfish Fritters)

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.




Lamb meatball flatbread expands dinner options

Lamb meatball flatbread expands dinner options
Lamb seems to arouse the most consumer interest in the spring and is especially popular for Easter and Passover meals. Adding to this attraction are the special prices for lamb at this time of year.



Garlic delivers savory taste, sweet benefits

Garlic delivers savory taste, sweet benefits

Garlic may pack a pungent aroma but it’s also full of powerful vitamins and nutrients.




Take the edge off chilly weather with a pot of chili

Take the edge off chilly weather with a pot of chili
Chilly temperatures in the heart of the winter call for a hearty dish like chili.



Oyster chowder heats up dinner options

Oyster chowder heats up dinner options
Oysters are the culinary symbol of passion. So for a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner, try this oyster chowder recipe from the Virginia Marine Products Board. Or for more oyster recipes, visit virginiaoysters.org.



Oyster Pot Pie

Oyster Pot Pie

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.




Spinach and Sweet Potato Soup

Spinach and Sweet Potato Soup

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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