Amy Sherman

Freelance writer

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 Network,, Epicurious, KQED's Bay Area Bites, Fodor's, 7x7 and Frommer's and created recipes for clients including Whole Foods, Grocery Outlet, Dannon, Cargill, T-fal, USA Pears, MyWinesDirect and the California Avocado Commission. She is the author of Williams-Sonoma New Flavors for Appetizers and WinePassport: Portugal, contributed to Creating a Meal You'll Love and ThinkFood and wrote the new introduction to Jane Grigson's Vegetable Book.



5 Gourmet Wine Experiences in Napa
Some of the best food and wine in Napa can't be found at restaurants, but at wineries. You'll have to reserve ahead, but these splurge-worthy tours offer gastronomic experiences...
Where to Eat in Healdsburg Now
One of the great charms of Healdsburg in Sonoma is that it manages to successfully maintain a small-town feel while constantly growing, adding new restaurants and tasting rooms....
Best San Francisco Burgers | FN Dish - Food Network Blog
Chefs' Picks tracks down what the pros are eating and cooking from coast to coast. We're making our way across the country, finding chefs' favorite burgers in a variety of...
Best Whole Cauliflower Dishes | FN Dish - Food Network Blog
3 of a Kind checks out three places across the country to try something cool, new and delicious. Restaurants are serving up cauliflower in a whole new way - literally. Whole...
Frugal Finds in Fog City : Food Network
In a city famed for its food, where even sandwiches and salads can push $20, finding cheap eats is a challenge. From Mexican taquerias to upscale French brasseries and...
3 Best New Jersey Pork Rolls | FN Dish - Food Network Blog
If you don't know what pork roll is, you're clearly not from New Jersey. Known regionally by brand names such as Taylor ham, Case or Trenton, it's a cured and smoked processed...
8 Ways to Get Jamming with Marmalade Cocktails
Wake up to the wonder that is marmalade cocktails -- starting with the Breakfast Martini. If that's not a reason to get out of bed in the morning, we don't know what is.
Classic & Creative Latke Recipes
3 Best Restaurants for Chia Pudding | FN Dish - Food Network Blog
Chia has come a long way since its time sprouting out of pet-shaped planters. Those tiny little seeds - packed with fiber, protein, calcium and Omega-3s - have become a healthy...
Top 25 Free Things to Do in San Francisco
Enjoying San Francisco's most iconic sights, stunning natural beauty, and thriving arts scene won't cost you a dime.
Three Places to Drink Kombucha Cocktails | FN Dish - Food Network Blog
Part fermented potion, part hippie-joke punchline, kombucha existed long before yogis and hipsters caught on to it. The ancient beverage - made with fermented tea, sugar and...
3 Restaurants to Try Savory Pancakes | FN Dish - Food Network Blog
Pancakes aren't just for breakfast anymore. These fresh takes on flapjacks flip the sweet standby into a savory dish, swapping in vegetables for fruit, with varied and extremely...
Three Ways to Eat Shakshouka | FN Dish - Food Network Blog
3 of a Kind checks out three places across the country to try something cool, new and delicious. Popular in Israel, shakshouka is a savory egg entree made with tomatoes, peppers...
Easy Corn Avocado Salad Recipe
If there's one thing the East Coast does better than the West, it's corn. So, pairing creamy avocado with sweet kernels of corn might be the next best thing to guacamole in the...

Food & Travel

How To Broil Steak Recipe
Cooking a steak at home is one of those daunting tasks that we tend to avoid at all costs. But thanks to this trick from recipe developer and cooking guru Amy Sherman, we can...
The Best Portable Breakfast We Never Knew We Could Make At Home
I was about 8 years old when I had my first breakfast taco. Even in my naive, young mind, I had a powerful thought that has endured to this day: Why doesn't everyone do this ALL...
5 Reasons to Go to Nova Scotia This Fall
With its mild weather, vibrant foliage, and irresistible seafood, Nova Scotia makes for an ideal fall getaway in any year, but the weak Canadian dollar makes it a bargain for...
The Pie's the Limit : Food Network
Pie is the very symbol of all things American, homemade and nostalgic. It's a metaphor for financial success - not to mention a common prop in slapstick comedy. Most...
5 Reasons to Visit Victoria Now
Home to beautiful gardens and perfectly restored nineteenth-century architecture, Victoria has long been known for its charm, but today there's so much more than just its...
Food Lover's Guide to Maui
Now more than ever, there are farms, festivals, food trucks, and fine dining that will delight foodies of all stripes.
Newcomer's Eating Tour of San Francisco : Food Network
San Francisco has been a dining destination since the Gold Rush, when prospectors would spend their cash on "hangtown fry," a decadent omelet with oysters and bacon. Today the...
Where to Slurp Great Ramen from Coast to Coast : Food Network
Ramen has established its place on the list of ultimate comfort foods. Here's where to find craveworthy bowls across the country.
Where to Eat Great Meatballs from Coast to Coast : Food Network
Whether bite-sized or massive, appetizer or entree, served with sauce or spaghetti, paired with mashed potatoes, or even served on top of a pizza, here's where to find meatballs...
Insider's Guide to Waikiki
Experience Waikiki like a local with this guide to the best restaurants, deals and excursions.
Where to Eat in San Francisco
Spanish language article on what's new in San Francisco dining.
San Francisco Bakery Boom
Waikiki's New Wave of Affordable Boutique Chains
Insider Guide to Mardi Gras in NOLA

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