We are excited to present an evening with cookbook author Christine Burns Rudalevige. She will be discussing her new book, "Green Plate Special", as we dine on specially prepared food from it.
Proclaimed "Readable Feast's" 2017 Socially Conscious Book of the Year!
In "Green Plate Special", Christine Burns Rudalevige shares her recipes for healthy, sustainable, and delicious meals, alongside tips and tricks for greening your kitchen and making the most of your produce. From the farmer's market to the dessert plate, this book is packed full of ideas that will surprise and delight home cooks and eco-advocates, including recipes for meatless mains, summer barbecue favorites, and mouth-watering side dishes. Featuring dozens of recipes that are good for the planet (but never sacrifice flavor) "Green Plate Special" is an easy-to-digest primer for conscious, delectable living.
The evening's dinner menu:
Homemade Multi-grain Crackers & Beer Cheese
Beets with Goat Cheese & Pistachios (with a Honey Orange Blossom drizzle)
Kale Rabe & Potato Tart (served with Smokey Roasted Green Beans & Shallots)
Triple Chocolate Meringue & Salted Pumpkin Caramels
Espresso & Spiced Tea
This all-inclusive dinner with the author and a copy of "Green Plate Special" cookbook is $55 pp. The meal without the book is $35. And Christine's book, for this evening only, will be discounted 20% and cost $19, meal or not. Our neighbor, Barley & Hops, will be offering a 10% discount to attendees - sharing beer and wine pairing suggestions.
Christine Burns Rudalevige has been working as a journalist for over 25 years. She honed her cooking chops in restaurants in Pennsylvania before moving to Maine, where she founded the Family Fish Project (a website dedicated to eating seafood at home) and later worked as a lead culinary instructor at Stonewall Kitchen. Since 2009, the dedicated home cook and food writer has been lending her voice to regional and national media outlets, from NPR to Cooking Light. Over the past four years, Rudalevige has a staggering number of articles for the Portland Press Herald.