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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.



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?



Strawberry Pork Loin

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.




Borscht

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.




Black-Eyed Pea Salsa

Black-Eyed Pea Salsa
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 Cornbread

Chef Maxwell's recipe for Cornbread
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.



Oysters with Capers

Oysters with Capers
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 Cakes

Crab Cakes
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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