Sheri Castle

Sheri Castle is an award-winning food writer, cookbook author, recipe developer, cooking teacher, and public speaker. She has written 16 cookbooks as an author, collaborator, or ghostwriter, including “The Southern Living Community Cookbook" and “The Southern Foodways Alliance Community Cookbook.” She is a frequent contributor to Southern Living, The Kitchn, and many others. A food storyteller, most of Sheri’s work explores the roles that our foodways play in our families, lives, history, and culture. In addition to writing, Sheri is also a passionate public speaker and on-camera expert and has taught hundreds of sold-out cooking classes across the country. She lives in North Carolina.

• Host of PBS North Carolina’s The Key Ingredient
• Won Cookbook of the Year by the Southern Independent Booksellers' Association for her book “The New Southern Garden Cookbook”
• Named among “20 Living Legends of Southern Food” by the Southern Foodways Alliance in 2019
• Featured guest on The Chef and The Farmer, which is syndicated nationally through PBS
• Culinary producer on a set of 20 instructional videos for Yahoo Food
• One of seven writers in the U.S. chosen to attend Southern Foodways Alliance’s nonfiction writing workshop at the Rivendell Writers’ Colony in 2015

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