Cookbook Author Talk: Christine Burns Rudalevige “Green Plate Special” on Fri., Oct. 6 at 6:30 p.m.

Cookbook author Christine Burns Rudalevige shares her tips and tricks to make your meals not only delicious but sustainable. Rudalevige, who is a food writer and classically trained chef, will be talking about her new, award-winning cookbook “Green Plate Special: Sustainable and Delicious Recipes” at the Jesup on Friday, Oct. 6 at 6:30 p.m. She will also be bringing along some tasty treats to sample.

“Green Plate Special,” which won the 2017 Readable Feast Award for Best Socially-Conscious Cookbook and Honorable Mention for Best Cookbook of New England, starts at the farmers market and does not end until the dessert plate. Alongside the recipes Rudalevige shares her tips and tricks for greening your kitchen, making the most of your produce and reducing food waste.

Rudalevige has worked as a chef, a farmers’ market manager and a boutique caterer. Christine founded the Family Fish Project (a website dedicated to eating seafood at home) and later worked as a lead culinary instructor at Stonewall Kitchen. Over the past four years, Rudalevige has written the weekly “Green Plate Special” column for the Maine Sunday Telegram.

Books will be on sale that night courtesy of co-sponsor Sherman’s Books. For more information, contact the Jesup at 207-288-4245 or kchagnon@jesuplibrary.org.