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Crab and Apple Tart

 Crab and Apple Tart
This recipe was prepared by Chef John Maxwell, a certified executive chef, culinary educator and member of the American Academy of Chefs. Chef Maxwell shares delicious seasonal recipes in Real Virginia, Virginia Farm Bureau’s weekly television program sponsored by Virginia Grown, a program of the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.



Seared Rockfish with Fennel, Corn and Blueberry Salsa

Seared Rockfish with Fennel, Corn and Blueberry Salsa

This recipe was prepared by Chef John Maxwell, a certified executive chef, culinary educator and member of the American Academy of Chefs. Chef Maxwell shares delicious seasonal recipes in Real Virginia, Virginia Farm Bureau’s weekly television program sponsored by Virginia Grown, a program of the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.




Make an egg-stra special treat for Easter brunch—or anytime!

Make an egg-stra special treat for Easter brunch—or anytime!
Eggs are high-protein powerhouses that are typically eaten for breakfast or brunch but can be enjoyed at any meal. National Egg Salad Week is April 12-18, so here’s a twist on a classic egg salad recipe from the Virginia Egg Council—for brunch or anytime.



Broccoli Potato Soup

Broccoli Potato Soup

This recipe was prepared by Chef John Maxwell, a certified executive chef, culinary educator and member of the American Academy of Chefs. Chef Maxwell shares delicious seasonal recipes in Real Virginia, Virginia Farm Bureau’s weekly television program sponsored by Virginia Grown, a program of the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.



Potato Salad

Potato Salad

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




Arroz con Pollo

Arroz con Pollo

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




Cherry Clafouti

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!



Irish Lamb Meatballs

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



Corn and Coconut Chowder

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



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