Join Michael Giorgio for his book launch party “Justice Comes Home” on Thursday, September 18th at Martha Merrell’s Books.
The launch party will include a book themed dinner catered by The Steaming Cup, an author reading, question and answer session, and a book signing.
The dinner is a reservation event and begins at 6:00 p.m. The reading and signing will begin at 7:00 p.m. and is open to the public.
Reservations for the dinner can be made at Martha Merrell’s, or by calling Martha Merrell’s at 262-547-1060.
Kerry McKay has researched food served during 1945 which is the time period in which the novel occurs. Authenticity was a priority in his menu planning.
*Relish Tray: Pickles , black & green olives
*Cabbage & Apple Salad: A period salad with use of jello with
seasoned cabbage and diced apples.
*Green Bean & Onion Shortcakes – a white sauce seasoned with
bean and white onions poured over a thin cornbread cake.
*Vegetable & Oatmeal Casserole with Corned Beef – a warm, filling
vegetable stew turned casserole. Interspersed with corned beef, the
casserole will insure a healthy meal, despite war-rationing
*Peach or Blueberry Puff: fresh fruit and a sweet pudding-style
*Ginger Cream: a gelatin-based ginger, milk and peach offering
Beverages: Coffee, Hot Tea, Cold Tea & Water
Guest Cost: $18
Anyone with special dietary needs should contact Kerry McKay at The Steaming Cup (522-3605) at least 48 hours before the dinner on Thursday, September18th.