Each week Linda Larsen contributes a column about Weeknight Entertaining to Perfect Entertaining. Her lively style and excellent recipes make her column a very popular feature at Perfect Entertaining, especially for those who enjoy entertaining during the busy workweek. According to one visitor, "She inspires me to have some friends over for dinner and not stress about it." Let Linda inspire you as well with her entertaining articles and flavorful (and easy) recipes.
A Dessert Party
An Appetizer Party
More Summer Salads
Last Minute Fourth of July Bash
Summer Salad Buffet
Next Week - A Dessert Party.
Visit the Weeknight Entertaining Recipe Box for all of the recipes from Linda's columns.
Linda Larsen is a freelance Home Economist with a degree in Food Science from the University of Minnesota and a degree from St. Olaf College. She has been on the Pillsbury Bake-Off staff since 1987, and was in charge of Internet Recipe Search in 2000. Linda has developed recipes for Pillsbury and Malt-O-Meal, presented food to taste panels, held cooking seminars, and owned her own catering business "The Perfect Occasion". She loves to cook and entertain, write about food, talk about it, plan parties, read cookbooks and develop recipes. She has a cookbook collection of at least 1000 books and reads them as though they were novels.
Linda's first meal was a Mother's Day dinner from the Betty Crocker Children's cookbook, prepared when she was 11. Since then she has hosted wedding and baby showers, birthday parties, business dinners and cocktail parties, and wonderful simple meals for friends. Join her and learn simple and elegant ways to entertain your family and friends during the week.
Linda is also the Home and Décor host for Bella Online. Make sure to visit her excellent site for design tips, articles, links, and recommendations relating to home décor.
Linda can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.