Amy Sherman

Freelance writer http://amybsherman.com/

Amy Sherman is a San Francisco–based writer, recipe developer and publisher of the award-winning food blog Cooking with Amy. She has written for food, travel and lifestyle publications including Afar, Tasting Table, Food Network, Recipe.com, Epicurious, KQED's Bay Area Bites, Fodor's, 7x7, Frommer's and CleanPlates. You can also find her work in the following print publications -- A La Carte magazine, Marin magazine, Westways, Via, Gastronomica and Avianca inflight magazine.

She also develops recipes for clients including Whole Foods, Grocery Outlet, Dannon, Cargill, Keurig, Colman, T-fal, USA Pears, MyWinesDirect and the California Avocado Commission.

She is the author of Williams-Sonoma New Flavors for Appetizers and WinePassport: Portugal, A Microwave, A Mug, A Meal and wrote the new introduction to Jane Grigson's Vegetable Book and the foreward to the reprint of the Betty Crocker Good & Easy Cookbook.

Portfolio

The Secret Formula for Making Perfect Mocktails | Wine Enthusiast Magazine
The classic components of a cocktail are alcohol, a sour element (like citrus juice) and a sweet element (like simple syrup). But what about mocktails? That old ratio of two...
Whipped Ricotta: The New Crème Fraîche
Whipped Ricotta: The New Crème Fraîche Ricotta is the black dress of Italian cheeses. It's not only versatile and affordable, but with the help of a food processor and a touch...
Comforts Cafe's Chinese Chicken Salad
The dish: The Chinese Chicken Salad consists of strips of marinated and barbecued chicken breast with a mix of shredded romaine and iceberg lettuce, crispy rice noodles,...
Why Indian Food Might Be the Most Exciting Cuisine in San Francisco Right Now
San Francisco is home to some notable Indian restaurants, but lately, the entire Indian food scene has stepped up its game, better reflecting the vibrant and varied cuisine of...
Spent Grain Bread Is the Boozy Carb We've Been Waiting For
Bread and beer are practically cousins, according to pastry chef and culinary instructor Jenni Field. "They contain the same ingredients: water, grain, yeast-and both have a...
15 Things You Should Know About Living in San Francisco
Living in San Francisco can be a dream. It's a welcoming place, offering plenty of charm and character. It's also a hotbed of artistic creativity and innovation in technology....
Filipino Cuisine Offers a Unique Culinary Fusion
Influenced by the individuality within their multicultural cuisine, Filipino-American chefs are moving their food into the spotlight by leveraging modern techniques and local...
Meet the Farmer: Moira Kuhn
Who: Moira Kuhn Farm: Marin Roots Farm Where: Petaluma Background: Kuhn found her perfect fit in farming, which is in line with her "big core values." It's challenging, makes a...
Good Beats: Unwind with Live Music in Vancouver
Vancouver, Canada, is a great place to listen to live music. If you're in town for business check out these must-see musical venues. As the third largest city in Canada,...
It's OK to Eat Veal (and Not Feel Bad About It)
Veal is a delicacy enjoyed since biblical times and greatly prized in the cuisines of many countries in Europe. Traditional dishes include blanquette de veau in France, Wiener...
Marin Classics: Half Day Cafe
Year established:1986 Owner: Tory Monahan, daughter of the original owners Claim to fame: Legendary orange currant scones Background: " Half Day Cafe has been around so long...
Visit London's Top Attractions in 24 Hours
If you're only in London, UK for a short time you're in luck, as most attractions are close to each other. From enjoying the long history and politics of Big Ben and Buckingham...
Buyer's Guide: 5 San Francisco Neighborhoods to Consider
San Francisco is the top city for quality of life in the United States, according to Mercer. It has many of the advantages of a world-class city, while still having a relatively...
Farallon Restaurant Turns 20: Dale Forrest + Jason Ryczek Reflect
In the restaurant business, making it to 20 years is a major milestone, especially in San Francisco where diners are always seeking out what's new. Farallon restaurant opened to...
Spam Is Making an Unexpected Comeback, and It's Delicious
For most people, Spam is either the unwelcome clutter in their inboxes or a mystery meat. But in the Pacific Islands, it's no mystery at all. In Hawaii alone, seven million cans...
Culinary Highlights from the Swedish Arctic
Swedish food isn't all meatballs and Princess cake. The Swedish Arctic offers a myriad of delicious surprises from berries that stay fresh in the dead of winter to a unique...
Do's & Don't's for Doing Good
Participating in events and donating to charity can give your restaurant exposure to new audiences and foster good will, but it can also be a drain on resources. So how do you...
On the Rise: 6 Top Restaurant Bread Programs for Carb Lovers
Bread may be the staff of life, but it's hard to get excited about a hunk of partially sliced bread sitting in a basket. Fortunately, that seems to be changing. More and more...
The Lunch Trend That We're Loving
What's old is new again-in this case, the luncheonette. Luncheonettes, or lunch counters, were commonly found in department stores and "five and dime" stores starting in the...
Nevis: Paradise Found
If you're not friends with Richard Branson and have yet to be invited to Necker Island, that's OK. There's actually another small island in the Caribbean that's just as quiet...
The Partners: Evan and Sarah Rich of Rich Table on Five Years
Good partnerships are key to the success of all restaurants and they come in many forms. There is the partnership that arises with investors, the front of the house and the back...
The Best Cheap Eats You Can Find in San Francisco
You don't have to resort to burgers, tacos or pizza if you want to eat well on a budget in San Francisco-quite the opposite, in fact. These seven picks offer out-of-the-ordinary...
Why We Should All Be Eating Pork That's Still Pink in the Middle
You probably grew up eating pork that was cooked well done and thoroughly gray, but-news flash!-that's no longer necessary. RELATED Pan-Seared Pork Chops with Parsnip-Apple...
How Maple Syrup Is Actually Good For You, Maple Products To Try And Maple Recipes
By Amy Sherman There are few win-wins in life: rescuing puppies, adopting babies, eating healthy sustainable food, those are a few that come to mind. We're here to tell you that...
Dine like a Local in Columbus, Ohio: 7 Restaurants to Try on Your Next Trip
Located in Central Ohio and surrounded by orchards, dairies, breweries, and distilleries, Columbus has fully embraced the farm-to-table ethos. You'll find hearty Midwestern...
What Is Banana Milk, and Why Should You Care?
The world has gone bananas: the culinary world, that is. Rich, sweet and naturally creamy, bananas are being used in lots of new and unexpected ways, from banana-based vegan ice...
The Old-School Drink the Country Can't Get Enough Of
Any New Yorker knows that an egg cream contains neither egg nor cream -except that's not totally true anymore. RELATED An Ode to Coffee Milk, Rhode Island's Favorite Drink "...
The Mandoline Is the One Kitchen Tool Every Cook Should Own
Let's get one thing straight. A is that musical instrument that's been annoying you in REM songs dating back to the 90s. A mandoline-with an e at the end-is a kitchen tool no...
7 Things to Eat & Drink in the Swedish Arctic
7 Things to Eat & Drink in the Swedish Arctic view slideshow Stockholm? Malmö? If you've been there and done that in Sweden, it's time to head north, way north, into the Arctic...
The Rise of Bay Area Food Halls
Food halls are fast becoming must-visit destinations that appeal to visitors as much as locals. They offer a multitude of casual dining options all under one roof for eating on...

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