Linda Hatcher received an Associate degree in Home Economics at Abraham Baldwin College and a Bachelor of Science in Home Economics Education from the University of Georgia. She has served as a Home Economist with the Georgia Extension Service, taught Home Economics, and is presently teaching Food Services at Dougherty High School. She has given home economics related demonstrations to various clubs, taught cooking schools, given cooking demonstrations on television, worked with 4-H, VICA, and FHS/HERO clubs, written a weekly newspaper column.
Linda has a great interest in cooking. During her years as a homemaker, when her children were young, she enjoyed creating original recipes and entering cooking contests. She has been a winner in local, state, and national cooking sweepstakes. Her children, Brian and Ashley, have also enjoyed entering and winning cooking contests. Many of their award winning recipes are featured in this book.
Linda has been able to put into action a great deal of what she has taught with her family. Linda, Al, her husband, and their children, Ashley and Jonathan make their home in Albany, Georgia. Brian, their oldest son is serving as a hospital corpsman in the United States Navy.