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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June 29, 2011

Fried Chicken

July is right around the corner and so is our favorite summer holiday - the Fourth of July! Upon the arrival of this big three day weekend, I often find myself wondering what I should have on the...

June 28, 2011

Thai Chicken Salad

I'll admit, I start to freak out when we're out of fish sauce. Strange, I know. On its own, fish sauce has to be the nastiest smelling thing one willingly allows in a kitchen, but when...

June 26, 2011

Pillsbury Chocolate-Coconut Jumbo Pie Cupcakes

Pie meets cupcake! As part of Pillsbury's Top 10 Pies to Try, a celebration of the Year of Pies, we're wrapping up a week's worth of delicious savory and sweet pies.Today's feature...

June 25, 2011

Vodka Lemonade Cocktail Pie

Dessert or a cocktail? You can have both in this delicious high-octane, adult-only dessert. It's 5 o'clock somewhere! Vodka Lemonade Cocktail Pie 8 servings 1 Pillsbury® refrigerated...

June 24, 2011

Choco-Coco-Nut Mini Ice Cream Pie

To celebrate the Year of Pies, we're sharing some of Pillsbury's quick and easy sweet and savory pies from their Top 10 Pies to Try, a collection of more than 20 recipes. Today's featured...

June 23, 2011

Pillsbury Pie Poppers

Watch out, Cupcake, there's a new mini-dessert in town! Indeed, mini-pie and hand-pies are swiftly taking over as the new dessert trend, and our friends at Pillsbury have come up with a new easy...

June 22, 2011

cheddar chive turkey burger

Ground turkey is a delicious low fat alternative to the traditional all beef patty. Below are five of our favorite turkey burger recipes: Cheddar Chive Turkey Burger Packed with chives, parsley and...

June 22, 2011

zaatar

Zaatar is a delicious flavorful and intensely aromatic Middle Eastern spice blend used as a condiment or seasoning on breads, yogurt, breads, meats and more. In Arabic, zaatar (or za'atar;...

June 22, 2011

Rustic Chicken Pot Pie

We love Chicken Pot Pie any time of year, and there's nothing better than whipping one up in under 10 minutes (plus bake time). As part of Pillsbury's Top 10 Pies to Try, a celebration of the...

June 21, 2011

Thai Salmon Skewers

If you're a lover of Thai cuisine, you'll love these absolutely amazing salmon skewers. Though salmon is not typically used in Thai cooking, many of us here in the Pacific Northwest eat it...

June 21, 2011

Chili Mac Pasta Pies

To celebrate the Year of Pies, we're sharing some of Pillsbury's quick and easy sweet and savory pies from their Top 10 Pies to Try, a collection of more than 20 recipes. Today's featured...

June 20, 2011

steak with blue cheese sherry sauce

This truly is a quick and easy budget meal! Top Round is typically an inexpensive and tough cut of beef, but by cutting the steak in half and tenderizing it with a mallet you have an inexpensive meal...

June 20, 2011

lamb and beef wrapped asparagus

While tender asparagus spears are supreme when they're simply seasoned with salt and pepper, sometimes they just beg to be wrapped up in meaty goodness. We purchased some beautiful thinly sliced...

June 20, 2011

salad

It never ceases to amaze me how many bottled salad dressings there are in our supermarkets, and I always wonder why buy it when you can make it yourself? It's more cost-effective to make your own...

June 16, 2011

Fennel Pollen

One would think that the various parts of a particular plant would have similar flavor properties, but not so with fennel pollen. While it does have the sweet notes of anise, it also has a deep...

June 15, 2011

gazpacho

I'm an omnivore - plain and simple. I love meat. I adore bacon. But, I also love vegan cuisine. Cooking interesting and delicious vegan dishes (especially when you're not a vegan) can be a...

June 15, 2011

yogurt parfait

Greek yogurt has a lusciously thick and creamy texture and rich taste, but those aren't the only qualities. Did you know that it has twice the protein (which helps you feel full and satiated)...

June 14, 2011

Barbecued ribs

Have a dad who loves to get his grill on? Treat him this Father's Day with some of these great barbecuing tools! Metal Grill Wok This is great for grilling vegetables, cubes of meat, and small...

June 6, 2011

sorbet

As summer approaches we'll all be looking for ways to stay cool, and nothing refreshes on a hot day or after supper like an icy cold sorbet. Rather than a store-bought pint, try whipping up...

June 1, 2011

fava beans

We scoured the web for some fava-licious ways to cook up one of our most favorite spring beans. Might we add that any would pair well with a nice Chianti.  Mushroom Risotto with Asparagus and...

May 31, 2011

limoncello

Years ago, I spent a lovely weekend with friends in a tiny cabin we rented on a picturesque lemon grove just outside of Sorrento, Italy. We'd asked the kind owner if we could pick lemons to make...

May 31, 2011

chicken curry

A good curry can be a daunting thing to make. The laundry list of spices needed and the time needed to toast them can make any home cook flip the page of his or her cookbook to something simpler. The...

May 27, 2011

Burger Mania! This weekend marks the official opening of BBQ season, a time when nearly every grill in every backyard across the country will be fired up. Below you'll find delicious burgers...

May 26, 2011

rustic cauliflower bake

If you'd asked me last year what I thought of cauliflower I would have wrinkled up my nose and exclaimed, "Boring!" But I've changed my tune and I now love cauliflower. What changed...

May 26, 2011

shrimp scampi

Food always tastes best when ingredients are fresh and in-season. Wild, fresh shrimp is incomparable in flavor: sweet, delicate, and a wonderful salty hint of the sea. Try these shrimp-tastic recipes...

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