Jan McCracken is the author of more than forty cookbooks and recipe collections, including the Healthy Carb Cookbook for DUMMIES. Jan has researched lactose intolerance (LI) to help family members who struggle with it to create "comfortable LI lifestyles" and lactose-free recipes.
Technical Reviewer: Linda Larsen is a professional home economist and the author of several Everything cookbooks, including The Everything Low-Cholesterol Cookbook, The Everything No Trans Fat Cookbook, The Everything Meals for a Month Cookbook, and The Everything Quick and Easy, 30-Minute, 5-Ingredient Cookbook. She has a degree in food science and nutrition from the University of Minnesota. Linda has been the About.com Guide to Busy Cooks since January 2002. She lives in Northfield, MN.