Peggy Layton,is the author of most of these Cook books and also a home economist. She holds a bachelor's degree in home economics education from Brigham Young University, with a minor in food science and nutrition. Peggy and her husband, Scott, have seven children. With nine people to feed, Peggy writes about food storage and preparedness from a hands-on point of view. She writes and speaks frequently on bulk food preparation and emergency preparedness and has traveled extensively lecturing at preparedness expos throughout the United States. With each Cook Book, she is dedicated to bringing you accurate information as well as quality, tested recipes. Try them all and you will find that they become your favorites.