Kerri Buckley is a certified chef and food columnist. She has worked for Westin and Omni Hotels and other fine establishments in Philadelphia, New Orleans, Virginia and Kansas City, and has also taught cooking for programs sponsored by the American Culinary Federation. She lives in the Pacific Northwest and owns Prima Vera Culinary Presentations. Her articles have been published in numerous publications, including Rochester Woman, Kansas City Parent Magazine, Connecticut Parent and Tulsa Kids. Visit her online at kerribuckley.com, or check out Kerri's blog at goldenwordsmith.com.