Judith Lynn Ferguson

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Judith Lynn Ferguson, aka Judith Ferguson-Foreman, is an American–British author and chef. She is the author of 65 food-related books, mostly focused on North American regional cuisine and microwave cooking.

Ferguson was born in Chicago, and lived in Indiana and then Illinois, working for Standard Oil of Indiana. She then gained a place at Le Cordon Bleu in London doing the diploma course. After graduating, she married her second husband, an Englishman (Andrew Ferguson), and settled in London. She initially worked for Pru Leith's School of Food & Wine, where she also worked as a cooking instructor. She was then head-hunted back to Le Cordon Bleu, where she ran the Diploma Cookery course. She worked for a publishing company as a cookbook editor, then joined the UK's Woman's Realm magazine as the cookery editor. She was a contributor to US Cookery MagazineGourmet. She wrote a number of cookery books before remarrying her third husband (John Foreman) and returning to the United States, settling in North Carolina. In the US, Ferguson worked as a caterer, cookbook author and writer of articles for magazines,[1] and lives in Raleigh, North Carolina. She has now hung up her apron and cooks only for her family.[2]