Kristina's food background ranges from running a European delicatessen / bakery and making pasta for an Italian restaurant, and is always expanding on her culinary education. Classes range from basic knife skills and bakery pastry arts to sushi and vegan/raw chef cooking.
Kristina lives in beautiful Portland, Oregon, keeps active with weight lifting, running and chasing after her dachshunds, Basil and Rosemary. Follow her @spabettie or on Facebook.
Longtime readers ofspabettieknow my dachshunds. They are internet famous - years ago a tweet went out asking "Isn't there a blogger with a dog named Basil?" and many replies came back, all talking about the spabettie dachshund. We have since added Rosemary to the family, and as you can see, they share smiley happy dispositions.They also love treats, so much that we have to spell the word T-R-E-A-T,which I think Basil also knows the meaning of.Planning on adding some handmade…