Category Archives: Jams and Jellies

Strawberry Jam Crostata from Karista’s Kitchen

Karista Bennett, chef and writer of Karista’s Kitchen joins Pastry Craft this week to talk strawberries, strawberry tarts, and a recent trip to Italy. Karista is a personal chef and chef instructor, as well as a writer/recipe creator for DaVinci … Continue reading

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Kim Boyce’s Crumble Bars

We all need the help of inspiration at times. Sometimes we’re the inspiration, sometimes others are doing the work. Recently, I received some much needed inspiration regarding baking more with whole grains from Pastry chef Kim Boyce’s book Good to … Continue reading

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Chicks and Trips

13 years ago, my friend, Diane, had a great idea – an annual chick trip.  The Chick Trip, which began as a 3-day summer backpack, has morphed into semi-annual trips, summer and winter.  It’s a time for the girls to … Continue reading

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