Sheri Wetherell

Hello! I'm the co-founder and CEO at Foodista.com. 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.

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May 21, 2013

cedar planked salmon

With the 3-day Memorial Weekend coming up, many of us will be firing up the barbecue to cook up ribs, burgers, chicken and more. Below are some of our favorite recipes for any outdoor party, from...

May 20, 2013

Fingerling Potato Salad with Pickled Red Onions and Chive Blossoms

No backyard BBQ is complete without a delicious potato salad. Two things make this potato salad recipe spectacular: the quick pickled red onions (so easy!) and fresh herbs. With springtime chive...

May 20, 2013

roasted radishes

I've only eaten my radishes raw, so when I came upon this recipe for Roasted Radishes on our site from Beloved Green, I knew I had to share. This is the perfect easy recipe for Meatless Monday -...

May 20, 2013

Arby's King's Hawaiian Roast Beef Sandwich

If you love roast beef sandwiches and Hawaii, we've got a treat for you! For a limited time only, Arby's and KING'S HAWAIIAN sweet breads has partnered to create two hot, made-fresh-to-...

May 20, 2013

pickled red onions

You don't have to be a food preserving genius to create tasty pickled vegetables. Just a few minutes in vinegar and you have ready-to-eat pickles. Quick pickles are meant to be consumed...

May 18, 2013

watermelon salad

Watermelon is a quintessential warm weather treat, and a versatile one too! It can be simply eaten all on its own, thrown on the grill, scooped into balls and tossed in salads, even blended into...

May 17, 2013

Sangria

Fruity sangria is a beautiful and delicious springtime cocktail that also serves as a great centerpiece! This sangria recipe is kicked up a notch with the addition of brandy and triple sec. Use a...

May 15, 2013

moimisette

Seattle hot spot Serafina Osteria & Enoteca sports an impressive cocktail selection in addition to their vast wine list and amazing Italian menu. Recently, we sat with MacGregor Boswell, Serafina...

May 15, 2013

lamb kefta

Tucked away in the heart of Seattle's Eastlake neighborhood, you'll find hot spots Serafina Osteria & Enoteca and Cicchetti Kitchen & Bar. What these sister restaurants have in common...

May 13, 2013

Veggie So Low Mein

Not all noodles are created equal! Tofu Shirataki noodles are not only low on the glycemic index but they're also super low in fat and calories. Not only that, they're gluten free and vegan,...

May 11, 2013

ice cream sandwiches

Feel like a kid again with these fun and delicious ice cream sandwiches! Buy an assortment of flavors - ice cream and sorbet! - in individual serving sizes to create a colorful array of sandwiches...

May 11, 2013

chile lime chicken tenders

The great thing about this easy chicken recipe is it's delicious served at any temperature - chilled, warm, or hot off the grill - making it the perfect dish for outdoor parties or picnics. You...

May 10, 2013

gluten free pasta salad

This easy gluten free pasta salad can be served at any temperature - chilled, warm or hot! You can even make it a day ahead and freshen it up with a splash of the olive oil. The bright colors of the...

May 10, 2013

Blue cheese and fruit is a classic pairing of sharp and sweet, which is why we love this easy salad recipe. Tender lettuce is dressed with a raspberry acai vinaigrette then topped with blue cheese,...

May 9, 2013

appetizer

These tasty cheese crackers are a quick and easy appetizer. They add a festive splash of color to any party table! Best of all, you can whip these up in no time flat! Easy Cheese Crisps with...

May 9, 2013

clericot

Start your outdoor party off with a refreshing and easy white sangria. Also known as clericot, this fruity wine-based drink is perfect for outdoor entertaining. Inexpensive white wine (box or bottle...

May 9, 2013

Chile Lime Chicken

A beautiful and delicious outdoor party doesn't have to be difficult or expensive. You won't break a sweat preparing this tasty 6-course meal, and it will only cost you around $75 (with...

May 8, 2013

These delicious Dried Fruit and Ginger Scones from blackberry-eating in late september are the perfect treat for mom. For a decadent breakfast slice them open and add a healthy dollop of Greek...

May 8, 2013

Open-faced Egg Sandwich

This Mother's Day treat Mom (or yourself!) to some of these sweet and savory dishes, perfect for breakfast or brunch. Serve up the Double Chocolate Velvet Pancakes with Banana Love Sauce for...

May 7, 2013

Korean tofu

We love the spicy and bold flavors of Korean barbecue but have been eating less meat these days. So when I stumbled upon the terrific marinade and spicy ssamjang wrapping sauce recipes in the June/...

May 7, 2013

We all owe who we are to our mother's devotion. Among the long list of things my mother instilled me is the love and appreciation for food and cooking. Life lessons were learned in our kitchen....

May 6, 2013

Pickled Rhubarb

When you hear rhubarb most of us think of pie, but this wonderfully tart herbaceous plant is also delicious in savory dishes. In the latest volume of Fresh Pantry, a monthly e-cookbook series from...

May 6, 2013

Morton's

Married dating service site, AshleyMadison.com, recently revealed the top 10 restaurants where cheating spouses go on their trysts. The site surveyed nearly 43,000 of their members in major American...

May 6, 2013

pretzels

3 o'clock hits and many of us get the munchies. But before you reach for that bag of pretzels, consider how many calories that snack packs and how hard you'll have to work to burn them off....

May 5, 2013

Migas

Migas (or migas con huevos) is a wonderful and simple Mexican breakfast of scrambled eggs and tortilla chips. Bell peppers, tomatoes, chiles, and onions are typical additions to this tasty and easy...

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