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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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...

December 18, 2016

Make Kombucha at Home

Imagine having an endless supply of bubbly, probiotic-packed kombucha—it’s a health enthusiast’s dream come true. And with Cultures for Health Kombucha Tea Starter Culture, it...

December 17, 2016

 Apple Cider Mini Doughnuts with Whipped Cream and Pecans

You got it! These scrumptious mini doughnuts are baked - not fried - so keep that deep fryer (and calories!) stored away! To make these yummy doughnuts you'll need the proper pan like this mini...

December 16, 2016

Vegan Latkes With Chili Cream and Applesauce

Eating healthy during the holiday season doesn't have to be a chore. Cutting down on or swapping out unhealthy ingredients (like saturated fats) typically used in our favorite recipes can result...

December 14, 2016

Sweet & Sour Chicken Toddy cocktail

Fancy a Beef Bloody Mary? How about a Sweet and Sour Chicken Toddy? Bone broths have been a delicious and healthy trend this last year, now the savory stocks are quickly gaining ground in the...

December 12, 2016

Cranberry Orange Scones with Orange Glaze

Fresh baked goods are always nice to have around during the holiday season, but the festivities often keep us too busy to bake anything too challenging, which is why I love scones. Scones are easy to...

December 8, 2016

Raw Beet and Herb Salad with Lemon Mustard Vinaigrette

This vibrant raw beet and herb salad is one of those salads that, after just one taste, quickly becomes a favorite - one that you make over and over. It's utterly simple and the abundant use of...

December 7, 2016

Vanilla Cranberry Quick Bread

You don't have to be a master baker to achieve a spectacular loaf such as this one - that's why I love quick breads! As their name implies, quick breads don't need yeast or the time and...

December 3, 2016

Veggie and Beef Burgers with Spicy Sweet Potato Fries & Guacamole

Berbere (pronounced bur-bur-uh) is an intriguing spice blend from Ethiopia and Eritrea that’s full of intoxicating spices like allspice berries, fenugreek seeds, ajwain, and more. It has just a...

December 2, 2016

Coconut Curry Tofu Noodle Bowl

It can be difficult to stay on track of a healthy diet during the holiday season, but giving up comfort foods doesn’t have to be part of the game plan. The key is knowing what ingredients to...

December 1, 2016

Spiced Oatmeal Cookies with Dried Cherries and Almonds

'Tis the season for baking! Oh, how I love the aromas of cookies baking in the oven; the lovely warmth and scents that fill the kitchen. It's nurturing, cozy, and wonderfully festive....

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