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Tofu Kebabs with Peanut Sauce

Tofu Kebabs with Peanut 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.



High in protein and low in fat, chicken is something to cluck about

High in protein and low in fat, chicken is something to cluck about
September is National Chicken Month, and that’s something to cluck about. A skinless, boneless chicken breast has just 165 calories and contains less than 2 grams of fat. It also packs 31 grams of protein and 4 percent of the daily recommended value of iron and has zero carbohydrates. 



It’s just peachy to celebrate stone fruit in August!

It’s just peachy to celebrate stone fruit in August!
Even though peaches originated in China, they are celebrated every August—National Peach Month—in the United States.



Citrus fruit salad with honey mint lime syrup

Citrus fruit salad with honey mint lime syrup

Try this recipe for a  delicious spin on a summer salad. 




Crabmeat Mousse

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



Tilapia with Peach Salsa

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



Souvlaki with Tzatziki Sauce

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



Fourth of July Trifle

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



Pan Fried Rainbow Trout with Green Tomato Chutney

Pan Fried Rainbow Trout with Green Tomato Chutney
This recipe was prepared by Chef John Maxwell on Real Virginia, Virginia Farm Bureau’s weekly television program.



Baba Ganoush

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



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