Christine Rukavena

Christine Rukavena

Christine Rukavena

Experience

Christine loves to read, curate, sample and develop new recipes as a senior book editor at Taste of Home. A CIA alumna with honors, she creates cookbooks and food-related content. A favorite part of the job is taste-testing dishes. Previous positions include pastry chef at a AAA Five Diamond property. Christine moonlights at a boutique wine shop, where she edits marketing pieces and samples wine far higher than her pay grade.

Taste of Home Editorial Policies


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Articles & Recipes

Grandma’s Best Secrets for Homemade Gravy

How did Grandma get such flawless, flavorful, lump-free homemade gravy? We show you how to recreate that golden goodness.

81 Strawberry Dessert Recipes to Swoon Over

These bursting-with-berries sweets are too pretty to pass up! Grab a serving (or two) of our favorite strawberry dessert recipes.

33 of Mom’s Best Casserole Recipes

The dishes we learned from Mom have a special place in our hearts—and on our tables!