Sheri Castle

Food Writer, Chef

Sheri Castle is an award-winning professional food writer, recipe developer, cooking teacher, and speaker. She is known for melding storytelling, humor, and culinary expertise. She’s written more than a dozen cookbooks, and her favorite is The New Southern Garden Cookbook.

Sheri is a Contributing Editor for Southern Living and writes regularly for a number of magazines and newspapers. She is a popular speaker and demo chef at culinary events across the South and is asked to cook on TV from time to time. The Southern Foodways Alliance named her one of Twenty Southern Food Legends in 2019.

Sheri hails from Watauga County, but now lives in Fearrington Village, NC with spoiled pets. She believes that things happen to everyone, but stories happen only to those who can tell them. Check out

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