Presented by the Maryland Department of Agriculture
Maryland Cookout Recipes
Copyright © 2010 State of Maryland
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To All Cooking Enthusiasts and Supporters of Local Maryland Agriculture:
I am thrilled to present you with the 2010 Maryland Buy Local Cookbook, which debuted during
the 2010 Buy Local Challenge Week in July. On behalf of the chefs who created these recipes and the
Maryland producers who raised, harvested and made the local ingredients found in the dishes, I hope you
enjoy the delicious taste and health benefi ts of the bounty. Our intent is to make it easy and fun for you
to fi nd and use local food, wine and other fi ne Maryland products in your everyday lives.
Be sure to ask for local products in restaurants, groceries and other places that you shop.
Supporting local agriculture benefi ts both the consumer and the
farmer. It is crucial to the fi nancial stability and health of our State.
When you purchase local food, you support the local economy by
reinvesting in the community. Locally grown food is better for the
environment by keeping farmland open and productive while using
less fuel for transportation, therefore resulting in less pollution. Th e
reduced travel time and distance required when buying locally allows
food to retain more of its fl avor and nutrients, making it tastier and