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Linda A. Thompson-Ditch
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Attended Brigham Young University
Lives in Topeka, Kansas
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Best dinner rolls ever! Even my Picky Eater loves them.
I’m doing a lot of writing…I mean A LOT of writing, which of course is a very good thing. Unfortunately it doesn't give me much time for blog writing. I’m cooking, just not blogging about it. Hopefully that will change soon. ...
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look delicious!
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The temperature is dropping from 50 degrees to 5 degrees. Time for chicken-cheese soup! 
http://lindaathompson.blogspot.com/2013/02/chicken-cheese-soup-for-sundaysupper.html
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Herbed Chicken and Tomatoes
It is so nice to be back in the kitchen again! Not only am I
enjoying making new dishes, but since The Picky Eater was warned by his doctors
that he has to keep an eye on his sodium intake, this is the best way for me to
make sure he’s getting tasty, low-so...
It is so nice to be back in the kitchen again! Not only am I enjoying making new dishes, but since The Picky Eater was warned by his doctors that he has to keep an eye on his sodium intake, this is the best way for me to make...
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Two images if Christmas: one of the flowers my sweetheart gave me for our Christmas Eve wedding anniversary, and the other of nesting dolls my sister-in-law brought me from Ukraine. It was the Christmas of cuteness! 
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Dad's Potatoes
I’m thinking about my dad a lot today. He is battling
bladder cancer, and today he’s having a biopsy on his lung to see if the cancer
has spread or if he just has an infection. I’m hoping and praying for the
latter. I feel bad he has to go through this duri...
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Shaker Squash Rolls
Since my dad’s chemo treatments have knocked him for a loop
(and messed up his taste buds so most food tastes bad to him), my parents
decided not to host Thanksgiving this year. On the flip side, my
sister-in-law is busy in the Ukraine  adopting three teena...
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Herb and Garlic Dinner Rolls
I’m doing a lot of writing…I mean A LOT of writing, which of
course is a very good thing. Unfortunately it doesn't give me much time for
blog writing. I’m cooking, just not blogging about it. Hopefully that will
change soon. In the meantime, here is a recip...
I’m doing a lot of writing…I mean A LOT of writing, which of course is a very good thing. Unfortunately it doesn't give me much time for blog writing. I’m cooking, just not blogging about it. Hopefully that will change soon. ...
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When I get the chance to cook, this kind of deliciousness (and a new blog post) is the result!  http://lindaathompson.blogspot.com/2014/01/herbed-chicken-and-tomatoes.html
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Happy New Year…I hope!
  I thought it was time to check in since I haven’t posted
anything in quite a while. Life has thrown me a few curve balls this past month
that kept me on my toes but out of the kitchen. I didn't even make any of my
traditional holiday treats. Hardly seemed...
  I thought it was time to check in since I haven’t posted anything in quite a while. Life has thrown me a few curve balls this past month that kept me on my toes but out of the kitchen. I didn't even make any of...
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Christmas Tree 2013: this is the tree my husband bought in 1979.
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Aww so pretty! :) ...Happy Birthday, Linda :)
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    freelance writer, present
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For more than a decade I have been a freelance writer. With more than 1,000 articles in print, my work has appeared in the Boston Globe, Topeka Capital-Journal, Concord Monitor, Around Concord, Hippo entertainment newspaper, Dallas Morning News, CatFancy, New Hampshire Home, Best of Burlington, Upper Valley Image, Woodstock Magazine, Better Nutrition, Great Life, Let’s Live, and American Airlines Custom Publishing. And I love to cook! I credit the women from my childhood for introducing me to the kitchen. My mother taught me how to sift ingredients for Tollhouse cookies and acted as my consultant while, at ten years of age, I fixed my first roast beef dinner. Grandma made homemade noodles that were so coated in flour that the chicken broth they boiled in became thick, rich gravy. And Mamaw created delicious meals in Missouri farmhouse kitchen that was the heart of her home. (And she actually hated to cook.) But my education in the finer points of good food came from television chefs such as Graham Kerr, Jeff Smith, Jacques Pépin, and, of course, Julia Child. She taught me to not be afraid of the most complicated dish thanks to her easy-going attitude about food.
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  • Brigham Young University
    1988
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