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Get your salt fix on the Salty Southern Route

Get your salt fix on the Salty Southern Route
Your trip to Southeast Virginia just got tastier. Long-known for their peanuts, salt-cured hams and other pork products, Isle of Wight, Southampton, Surry and Sussex counties and the city of Suffolk are all part of the new Salty Southern Route.



Dietitian: Don’t fall for diet disasters

Dietitian: Don’t fall for diet disasters
Not much time has passed since everyone made those new year’s resolutions to eat better, or eat less. National Nutrition Month is an opportunity to reassess.



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.



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.



Fruity French Toast

Fruity French Toast
Try this delicious recipe for Fruity French Toast to start off your day and help you meet your daily requirements.



Serve up some comforting soup on blustery winter days

Serve up some comforting soup on blustery winter days
January is Virginia’s coldest month, but it’s also National Soup Month and a fitting time to make some healthy, hearty, hot soups.



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.



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