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Linda Larsen
Attended St. Olaf College
Lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Make little sandwiches for a Memorial Day picnic and serve with potato salad and some incredible brownies.
The perfect Memorial Day picnic is comprised of mini sandwiches, the best potato salad in the world, and luscious brownies.
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Easy recipes that start with fresh lemons are on deck this week. Yum.

http://busycooks.about.com/od/startwithseries/fl/Start-with-Lemons.htm
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Make Ham and Rosemary Risotto with your Easter ham leftovers!

http://busycooks.about.com/od/hamentreerecipes/r/Ham-and-Rosemary-Risotto.htm
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Corned Beef Carbonara is a great choice for a different St. Patrick's Day celebration meal!
Corned Beef Carbonara is a great and delicious twist on classic Spaghetti Carbonara, using leftovers from St. Patrick's Day.
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Easy recipes for your crockpot use beef chuck or round for delicious dinners.
Cook inexpensive cuts of beef such as round steak or chuck in your crockpot for delicious and meltingly tender meals.
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The ten best summer salads for entertaining are delicious and beautiful.

http://busycooks.about.com/od/Easy-Recipes-for-Entertaining/tp/Ten-Best-Summer-Salads-for-Entertaining.htm
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Celebrating Cinco de Mayo? Make this delicious menu featuring a roasted chicken with Tex Mex flavors.
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This delicious and easy Cinco de Mayo menu features Tex Mex Roasted Chicken, roasted cheesy corn on the cob, and a chocolate cake for dessert.
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Make a delicious Shrimp Salad this week.
Shrimp salad recipes are easy and decadent, and stretch a pound of this expensive and delicious seafood to serve a crowd.
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Super quick and easy recipes with just ten minute prep time!

http://busycooks.about.com/od/fastestrecipe1/fl/Quick-Recipes-with-Ten-Minute-Prep-Time.htm
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Learn how to cook corned beef to tender perfection every time.

http://busycooks.about.com/od/howtopreparemeat/fl/How-to-Cook-Corned-Beef.htm
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Because Valentine's Day is on the weekend this year, celebrate both days!  In fact, start Friday night!

http://busycooks.about.com/od/theweekendcook/a/Valentinesweeke.htm
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I am a writer on the topics of food, recipe development, cooking and baking instruction, and food safety.
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I have been developing recipes for 25 years; I have written 28 cookbooks, and I am an expert in SEO.
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Writer, published author, book lover, foodie.
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Writer of 28 cookbooks, Expert at Busy Cooks at About.com, food safety writer and expert, recipe development and freelance writing.
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B.A. in Biology from St. Olaf College and B.S. with High Distinction in Food Science from the University of Minnesota
Education
  • St. Olaf College
    Biology, 1980
  • University of Minnesota
    Food Science, 1988
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