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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July 19, 2016

Lamb is one of the most common meats found around the World. From koftas and tagines, to curries and gyros it’s truly an international staple. Did you know that 50% of lamb consumed in the U.S...

July 18, 2016

Do you love making recipes that call for raw or undercooked eggs like Hollandaise, Caesar salad dressing, sunny-side up eggs, eggnog, or even raw cookie dough, but worry about the Salmonella risk? I...

July 16, 2016

These little Dungeness Crab salad sliders were such a hit at the 4th of July party that we made them again at home. So easy, even if you don't have fresh crab - canned will work too! 
Mix a bit...

July 15, 2016

July is National Blueberry Month and we’re celebrating our little blue friend with recipes for every meal of the day, even a tasty beverage! From a 5-Minute Blueberry Chia Jam and decadent...

July 13, 2016

If you’re a home gardener then you know what’s coming during harvest time, and that usually means a LOT. Like most, we usually have more tomatoes and zucchini than we know what to do with...

July 11, 2016

I don’t speak French, so when the kind lady at Avignon’s Les Halles market handed me a clove of garlic to taste I was hesitant. It was a big clove. She nodded her head encouragingly and I...

July 11, 2016

This easy technique for making salmon steaks will wow your guests. In just three easy steps you will have beautiful inside-out steaks that are easy to grill and are quite unique looking as well! You...

July 7, 2016

The first quarter of 2016 in the U.S. was among the warmest periods on record, according to a government report. The mean temperature from January through March 2016 over the Lower 48 states was just...

July 2, 2016

Kids will love these festive red, white, and blue popsicles for 4th of July and you'll love how easy (and healthy!) they are! The striped layers are made with fresh blueberries, vanilla yogurt...

June 28, 2016

Sweet and savory come together in these scrumptious meatballs.  Chef Daniel Mattern uses ground bison meat (a healthier option to beef) and serves them with a so delicious Earl Grey-infused...

June 28, 2016

In Cuban cooking, mojo refers to a sauce made with olive oil, garlic, and typically sour orange juice (also called bitter orange juice). Roasting pork in this simple blend of ingredients results in...

June 17, 2016

Homemade Harissa Paste

Harissa paste is so easy and inexpensive to make I never buy it in jars. What I love about making this spicy North African condiment is that I can control the heat of the peppers I use (by both...

June 17, 2016

Do you want more of the delicious things life has to offer? Joy, fulfillment, clarity of purpose? This rare and groundbreaking tour to San Juan, Puerto Rico combines personal growth and...

June 16, 2016

In celebration of Father’s Day, online retailer zulily is partnering with one of Food & Wine's Best New Chefs in America, celebrity chef and entrepreneur, Ethan Stowell!  To...

June 14, 2016

  If the dad in your life is a steak lover, he'll love any one of these amazing gift sets from Omaha Steaks. On sale now, you'll find a mouth-watering assortment of steaks, burgers,...

June 13, 2016

Are you passionate about food and photography? Are you inspired to focus the lens of your food photography in an exciting, creative way? Do you dream of connecting with and learning from vibrant,...

June 10, 2016

Blackened Shrimp Lettuce Wraps

Busy people, listen up, I've got an easy dinner for you that you are simply going to love! It takes just 30 minutes to make, it's healthy (all the good fats and none of the bad), and best of...

June 2, 2016

Every summer barbecue or picnic needs a fresh, seasonal salad and we love this colorful, full-of-spice salad from Cuban chef Ronaldo Linares. His newest cookbook features new and traditional recipes...

May 31, 2016

Chicken Club Cauliflower Crust Pizza

We love using cauliflower in place of rice as an all-veg replacement and we think using riced cauliflower as a pizza crust is just brilliant! This Chicken Club Cauliflower Crust Pizza recipe is...

May 30, 2016

Looking for something delicious to snack on but are worried about the waistline? Have no fear with these delicious veggie chips and buffalo chicken dip. The yellow squash and zucchini chips are...

May 29, 2016

Gluten Free Coconut Pancakes

You don't have to be gluten free to love these tasty coconut pancakes! They're made with white rice and coconut flours as well as tapioca starch, which are blended with almond milk, eggs,...

May 28, 2016

Eating a plant-based diet doesn't mean skimping on flavor or not feeling satisfied and satiated. We simply love this healthy pasta recipe from Veronica Bosgraaf, founder of The Pure Bar. In her...

May 28, 2016

Mini Pepper Nachos

Shh, don't tell your guests but these tasty Mini Pepper Nachos are from a diet cookbook! I know, you normally don't associate the word "nachos" with "diet" but this tasty...

May 27, 2016

 Taco Stuffed Portabello Mushrooms

Most weekend barbecue celebrations are filled with waistline busting foods like creamy dips with chips, mayo-based potato salads, fatty hot dog and cheeseburgers. But a fun cookout doesn't have...

May 27, 2016

 Drunken Garlic Ginger Pulled Pork Sandwiches

These delicious slow cooker pulled pork sandwiches are perfect for a rain-or-shine Memorial Day Weekend celebration. Throw a pork shoulder or pork butt in the slow cooker along with garlic, soy...

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