Recipes for Life: My Memories by Linda EvansEver since her dazzling debut as Audra on The Big Valley, Linda Evans has charmed millions of television viewers around the world with her talent, her warmth, and her beauty. Through it all, Linda has remained unaffected, grounded, and deeply spiritual.
In Recipes for Life, Linda opens up her heart, her past, and her kitchen. She shares a revealing assortment of anecdotes (magical moments mised with painful ones), photographs, and recipes enjoyed by Linda and those near and dear to her. Linda touches upon growing up, family ties, her incredible life in Hollywood, the friends she has made, and provides an intimate glimpse into her high-profile romances. At the heart of this memorable, touching, and inspiring story is how all of these ingredients have come together to make Linda the woman she is today.
True to her beloved personality, Linda warmly and candidly serves up a delightful banquet that Dynasty fans will truly savor. Complete with over 40 recipes, some handed down through generations (Moms Hot Dog Stew), some taught by famous friends (John Wayne “The Dukes” Crab Dip), some inspired by supreme dining experiences from travels around the world (Ina Garten’s Filet of Beef Bourguignon), and still others from her winning appearance on Hells Kitchen (Hells Salmon), Recipes for Life is at once a delightful journey and a treasure trove of recipes of a life well-lived by a woman well-loved.
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Linda Evans born Linda Evenstad ; November 18, , is an American actress known primarily for her roles on television. She is best known for portraying Krystle Carrington in the s ABC prime time soap opera Dynasty , a role she played from to When Evans was six months old, the family moved from Hartford to North Hollywood. Her introduction to drama came through classes that she took "as a form of therapy, to cure her of her shyness. Evans's first guest-starring role was on a episode of Bachelor Father. The series starred John Forsythe , with whom she would costar 20 years later on Dynasty.
As a teenager, she guest-starred on the sitcom "Bachelor Father" starring John Forsythe playing a girl who develops a crush on Forsythe's character. Some twenty years later she co-starred on "Dynasty" playing Krystle Carrington, who was married to Forsythe's character Blake. But she didn't stay on the East Coast for long. When she was six months old, her parents, Alba and Arlene Evanstad, former professional dancers, moved the family to North Hollywood, California. Evans was an only child, and an extremely shy one at that. In fact, at Hollywood High School , the principal recommended that the reticent student take acting classes to build her self-confidence. Her first break was equally accidental: One day, Evans decided to tag along with a friend who was going on an audition.
It's hard enough for actors to find one career-defining role, let alone two. Linda Evans is one of the lucky ones, having starred in two very popular, and very different, shows. In the s, Evans came roaring back to television in the primetime soap opera Dynasty. One of the strongest women in television, Evans turns 73 years old today. To celebrate her accomplishments, here are nine things you might not have known about the actress. Evans appeared on an episode of Bachelor Father in , in which she played a girl who develops a crush on Bentley Gregg, played by John Forsythe. Two decades later, Evans and Forsythe played a couple on the primetime soap opera Dynasty.