Linda Ziedrich writes about food and family life from her homestead near Scio, Oregon, where she continually experiments with the produce from her orchard and large garden. The Joy of Pickling, The Joy of Jams, Jellies, and Other Sweet Preserves, and Cold Soups are the fruit of her empirical research as well as her studies of culinary traditions around the world.
Linda has worked as a nonfiction book editor for 29 years. The many titles she has edited include cookbooks such as Hiroko Shimbo’s Japanese Kitchen and Teresa Barrenechea’s Basque Table and parenting guides such as Kathleen Huggins’sNursing Mother’s Companion and Penny Simkin’s Birth Partner.
With Kathleen Huggins, Linda is also the author of The Nursing Mother’s Guide to Weaning.