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Penne Pasta with Fresh Peas and Gorgonzola Cheese

Penne Pasta with  Fresh Peas and Gorgonzola Cheese

This rich pasta dish uses fresh spring peas and is creamy and decadent. The richness comes from the blend of cream and cheeses. Serve the pasta with a tossed salad and crusty bread for soaking up any extra sauce.




Stuffed egg variations are devilishly delicious

Stuffed egg variations are devilishly delicious
Eggs have been important for many centuries and in some cultures have symbolized a springtime return to life following the winter. 



Pirogi

Pirogi
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.



Pinchos de Pollo

Pinchos de Pollo
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.



Asparagus with Apple & Onion

Asparagus with Apple & Onion

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.




Fish Tacos with Strawberry Salsa

Fish Tacos with Strawberry 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.




Fried Cabbage

Fried Cabbage
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.



Sweet Potato Brownies

Sweet Potato Brownies
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.



Comfort cuisine cuts through the cold

Comfort cuisine cuts through the cold
Whatever your protein preference, there’s a stew for every taste. These recipes provide bowlfuls of nourishing goodness.



Fast-start Breakfast Sandwich

Fast-start  Breakfast Sandwich
For those who are in a rush in the morning, try making a breakfast sandwich to go. An egg in the morning will give you some extra protein that will help keep away those hunger pangs until lunchtime.



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