It’s the inaugural Vermont Chicory Week! Join local cookbook author and food writer Melissa Pasanen to learn how to cook with these beautiful bitter greens. She’ll demo and discuss a variety of dishes incorporating radicchio, escarole, and more, from main courses to side salads. This class will be held on the Microsoft Teams platform, and instructions for joining the livestream will be sent to participants in advance.
Melissa has worked as a food and agriculture journalist and cookbook author for close to 20 years. She is currently a staff writer for the food and drink section of Vermont’s alt-weekly, Seven Days. She has authored or co-authored three cookbooks, including the New York Times notable cookbook, Cooking with Shelburne Farms: Food and Stories from Vermont, and her newest book, The Little Local Vermont Cookbook: Recipes for Classic Dishes. Her work has been published in The New York Times, USA Today, Saveur, EatingWell, and on Foodnetwork.com, among many others.