Lonnette Parks has been cooking and baking since she was seven years old, and is an awardwinning pie maker and cake decorator. She is constantly honing her craft and adding to
her repertoire of Mason jar treats. Ms. Parks currently resides with her family in Charlottesville, Virginia, where she is a highly
sought-after speaker and cooking demonstrator at local clubs, schools, and organizations.
John Vrattos is a gourmet cook who has been in the sourdough bread business for over two decades, working for the world’s top producers of sourdough breads.
Lisa Messinger is an award-winning cookbook review columnist and food cover story writer for Copley News Service, and a long-time newspaper food editor.