Krista Kern Desjarlais Focuses on Wood-Fired All-Day Baking at The Purple House

Gabriella Gershenson

Krista Kern Desjarlais is the chef/owner of The Purple House in North Yarmouth, Me., a bagel bakery/pizzeria/pastry café that’s open from October through June. In the summer, she relocates to Outlet Beach in the town of New Gloucester, where she runs a seasonal ice cream stand from July through September.

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