Thursday Tidbits: Knead a Plan?

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Alexandra Dimodica


A local twist on dinner and a movie
Boston Localvores announces an upcoming outdoor dinner and movie on July 30th at the Haley House Bakery Cafe in Roxbury, MA. If you like local ingredients and “campy independent horror films,” this night is for you.

Mystery Food
What’s in your CSA box? Grow. Cook. Eat. encounters another “mystery” ingredient – radicchio- and complements the bitter green with a recipe for Sicilian crumbs.

Knead a weekend plan? Love artisan bread?
Visit the Kneading Conference and Artisan Bread Fair in Skowhegan, ME, on July 29th & July 30th. It’s a free event that explores “the art and science of growing and milling grains and baking artisan breads.”

Wine, cheese, and chocolate. Need I say more?
Travel to Haight-Brown Vineyard in Litchfield, CT, from July 31st to August 1st for a Wine, Cheese, and Chocolate Pairing - enjoy these delicious combinations!

Unexpected Combination
On August 2nd, “courses and horses” meet at Chef’s Night at the Green Mountain Horse Association grounds in South Woodstock, VT.

Out to sea
Hop on board for a Plymouth harbor cruise every Thursday through August 26th. This week features wine, but the themes change each week – Irish singalongs and margaritas to come!

Become the chef of your dreams
Chef Mark DesLauriers’ ArtEpicure Cooking School will teach you how to make any dish your mouth has ever watered over – all in the comfort of his Somerville kitchen.


Restaurant Month?
Something for foodies to celebrate: NYC Restaurant Week has been extended through September 6th.

Summer’s Public Enemy #1: the Stove
New England-based writer T. Susan Chang offers a handy, colorful write-up on how to avoid that firey monster in your kitchen (your stove): shredded salads.