Sheri Wetherell

Hello! I'm the co-founder and CEO of Foodista.com, and creator of the International Food Blogger Conference (IFBC). I grew up surrounded by food on both sides of my family. My paternal grandmother owned a diner for many years, and my maternal grandmother (and mother of five daughters) was always found in the kitchen baking or whipping up garden-fresh tomato juice. My mother instilled in me the importance of healthy, wholesome eating and fed the entire family homemade soups, breads, and fresh carrot juice. Through my grandmothers, mother, and numerous travels overseas, I developed my love of food. I honed my palate and taste for travel by hopping planes with my airline pilot father, spent nearly a year studying in Italy and traveling in Greece, and taught English in Tokyo for three years. My professional background is in traditional and online marketing, where I worked for companies such as Amazon.com, Microsoft, Nordstrom, and eBay. With Foodista.com I have finally found my true passion - immersion in the world of food. I'm also the proud mama of daughter Emery.

Organization memberships:
Les Dames d'Escoffier - Seattle Chapter
International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP)
 

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March 29, 2017

Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

Pork tenderloin is one of my favorite cuts of pork. It doesn’t take long to cook, making it a superb choice for easy weeknight dinners, it’s lean but with just enough fat to remain moist...

March 28, 2017

Chicken Fricassee Abruzzo

It's the beginning of the week, we're back at work and I bet you're already thinking what to make for dinner tonight, right? I know I am. I love the weekends because I have the time to be...

March 23, 2017

How to Eat a Lobster and Other Edible Enigmas Explained

 "Your flag is on the table," my brother and I used to tell each other when our napkin remained on the table instead of our lap. Don't ask me why we called it a flag, it's...

March 21, 2017

Decadent Layered Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheesecake

You may be thinking I can’t eat dessert, swimsuit season is just around the corner. It’s certainly what I’m thinking. But we all need to go off diet every now and then to give...

March 8, 2017

Oatmeal Stout Chocolate Chip Cookies

When it comes to St. Patrick's Day we all think of corned beef, cabbage and a nice stout beer (or two), but let's not forget about dessert! We love this "Drunken Cookies" recipe...

March 2, 2017

Parsnip and Apple Soup with Roasted Vegetable Chips

Nearly every culture considers soup as a comfort food. We covet steamy bowls on chilly days and brew up various broths when we're under the weather. Nothing is better than Mom's chicken...

March 1, 2017

pancakes

In my third trimester of pregnancy I had a fierce craving for pancakes, one so fervent that I kept a pitcher of batter at the ready in the fridge. It’s no wonder our daughter frequently calls...

February 3, 2017

Cucumber Avocado Chili Lime Roll

Hosting any kind of party requires time, preparation, and thought as to what to serve. When selecting an appetizer spread I opt for items that are easy to put together and range from comforting...

February 3, 2017

Plate of oysters

The word “aphrodisiac” comes from the name of the Greek goddess of beauty and love, Aphrodite. Aphrodisiacs are any substances that increase libido when consumed. They do not address...

February 1, 2017

New England Lobster Roll

I rarely need an excuse to indulge in a lobster roll and this Super Bowl weekend is no exception! This tasty recipe features a flavorful combination of lobster meat and mayo along with a winning...

January 31, 2017

Shui Jiao: Spicy Sichuan-style Water-Boiled Dumplings in Red Oil

I've never met a dumpling I didn't like. What's not to love about tender meat and seafood morsels wrapped up in slippery little packages? They're boiled, steamed, fried. Dipped,...

January 30, 2017

Rabbit RBT growler

As passionate home-brewers we’re always looking for cool beer-related gizmos and gadgets: growlers (64 ounces), howlers (32 ounces), glassware, keg pulls, you name it. Beer (and wine)...

January 23, 2017

 Waffle with Syrup Cake!

  Holy cow! I exclaimed as I thumbed through the pages of Gravity Cakes, a beautiful new cookbook featuring jaw-dropping, how-is-that-even-possible? cakes. The title of Gravity Cakes (the...

January 18, 2017

The Perfect French Omelette

Michelin-star chef David Kinch shows how to make the perfect French omelette. This is not the ubiquitous crêpe-thin, browned on the outside omelette most of us are used to. A properly made omelette...

January 17, 2017

raw chicken

Every home cook should know how to cut up a whole chicken, but a surprising number of us don't know where to begin and simply end up purchasing our poultry in pieces. Breaking down a whole bird...

January 16, 2017

FARMERS’ MARKET VEGETABLE BOWL WITH YOGURT GREEN GODDESS AND SALTY PEPITAS

We're fortunate to have a year-round farmers' market in our neighborhood, and right now it's loaded with beautiful winter root vegetables like beets, parsnips, and salsify; pumpkins and...

January 14, 2017

Puget Sound Clams

On cold days here in Seattle, when I yearn for a cup of warmth, I head to the Piers. On Pier 54 you'll find Seattle's legendary Ivar's Fish Bar and Salmon House. It's the fish bar...

January 13, 2017

Coconut Curry Rice Bowl with Green Vegetables and Sweet Potatoes

If you're looking for an easy dinner recipe that's healthy and delicious, look no further! I love this comforting Coconut Curry Rice Bowl from award-winning author Carolynn Carreño's new...

January 12, 2017

Bison Tenderloin with Roasted Vegetables and Shallot-Red Wine Sauce

Want to make a Michelin-starred chef's recipe at home? This delicious bison tenderloin recipe featuring an ensemble of roasted vegetables in a red wine sauce is totally doable at home! Jean-...

January 10, 2017

Five-Spice Riblets with Sticky Rice and Apple Slaw

Our 6-year-old daughter loves "bowl food" dinners. I don't know what spawned this passion, but it's one I've embraced wholeheartedly. Why? As a busy mom, even one who works in...

January 10, 2017

Eggplant and Zucchini Roll-Ups Stuffed with Almond “Ricotta” Cheese

After the gluttonous pleasures of the holiday season we’re back to the gym and eating a lean and clean diet. We’re big fans of Dr. Oz, so we’ve been following his 21-Day Weight Loss...

January 5, 2017

Roasted Beets with Quinoa

This simple dish of roasted beets and quinoa is packed with good-for-you ingredients, plus it will give you a power boost of protein and iron. Quinoa is one of the most protein-rich foods we can eat...

December 23, 2016

Sweet and Savory Mini Latkes

Looking for a new twist on your traditional latkes recipe? We love these delicious sweet potato and parsnip mini latkes from Kenden Alfond, author of the Jewish Food Hero cookbook and blog with the...

December 21, 2016

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Poached Cod with Roasted Tomatoes and Fried Capers

With so many sweet treats and heavy dishes typically eaten during the holidays, it’s nice to have a meal that’s guiltless, yet still satiating and packed with flavor. When creating a...

December 19, 2016

Get a FREE Jar of Organic Coconut Oil

Even if you haven’t started cooking with coconut oil yet, you’ve probably heard of it. The pure white oil has become a household name for the health-conscious, and it’s popping up...

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