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 Fodor's, Food Network, Recipe.com, Epicurious, KQED's Bay Area Bites, Fodor's, 7x7, Frommer's, CleanPlates, A La Carte magazine, Marin magazine, Avianca in flight magazine and Via magazine, 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, A Microwave, A Mug, A Meal and wrote the new introduction to Jane Grigson's Vegetable Book.

Portfolio

Whole-Grain Breakfast Bowl Recipes for Winter
Put down the sugary cereal, grab a spoon and get ready for a warming, energizing a.m. meal By Amy Sherman Porridge, typically a hot dish of ground grains-oats, rice, barley,...
Carefree and Car Free in Victoria BC
VICTORIA WAS ONCE a sleepy British enclave, but not anymore. Thanks to a recent technology boom, the city is bursting with energy and now more well known for brewpubs and...
Dessert Trends for 2017: 6 Pastry Chefs Share Their Predictions
From San Francisco and Chicago to New Orleans and Sarasota, top pastry chefs have some pretty sweet visions of the future. If what they say is true, you're in for a supremely...
Cioppino
The origin story of San Francisco's seafoodcentric stew (aka cioppino) may be as hazy as the city's famous fog, but there is definitely something to the dish's Italian-sounding...
Zen of Risotto
It's easy to get sucked into Tasty cooking videos. You know the ones that create something over the top and crazy to eat in about 30 seconds flat? Like everyone else, I want...
Paul Freedman on 'Ten Restaurants That Changed America'
Professor Paul Freedman specializes in medieval social history, the history of Catalonia, comparative studies of the peasantry, trade in luxury products, and the history of...
Frozen Fish Can Be a Better Choice than Fresh Fish
School your friends on why frozen fish provides great taste, nutrition and quality By Amy Sherman It's a natural question to ask-is the fish fresh? But it might not be the right...
Gravy-Soaked Goodness : Food Network
Loco moco might be the quintessential island-style comfort food. As the story goes, this hearty dish was invented at Lincoln Grill in Hilo in 1949 to satisfy some hungry...
Chef Marcus Samuelsson Talks Red Rooster Harlem + New Cookbook
Marcus Samuelsson was born in Ethiopia, raised in Sweden, and now makes Harlem his home. He developed a deep love for cooking from his grandmother and gained wide praise as...
A Blissful Bite : Food Network
Beignet is French for "fritter," but if you've ever had one, you know it's so much more than that. Typically served for breakfast or dessert, these airy pastries are made from...
Sacramento Dining Guide | FN Dish - Food Network Blog
10 Things I Ate About You finds 10 enticing bites in smaller cities from coast to coast. Sacramento (aka California's state capital) is known for its 28 museums, the Sacramento...
Cheesy Does It : Food Network
There have been intense rivalries going on in Philadelphia for decades now surrounding one particularly juicy topic: the cheesesteak. The sandwich's first iteration featuring...
Batter Up : Food Network
Baja fish tacos might just be the perfect fusion food. Their origin story begins in the Mexican state of Baja California, where locals reportedly learned about tempura-fried...
3 of a Kind: Chicharrones | FN Dish - Food Network Blog
3 of a Kind checks out three places across the country to try something cool, new and delicious. There's some kind of magic that happens when pork fries into crisp, puffy bits...
Dine Like a Local in New Orleans: Top Picks for the Best Eats in the Big Easy
A visit to New Orleans should be on everyone's culinary bucket list. There are regional specialties galore and more storied restaurants that you possibly fit in one trip. But...
Sprite and The Refreshing Truth About Korean Food
Traditional Korean cuisine uses fresh ginger, garlic, green onions, sesame oil, chili flakes, soy sauce and fermented chili paste to create bold and distinctive flavors we can't...
23 Under-The-Radar Things to Do in San Francisco
When you first arrive in San Francisco, you will want to check certain things off your list: crossing the Golden Gate Bridge, visiting Alcatraz, Chinatown, and even Fisherman's...
3 of a Kind: Miner's Lettuce | FN Dish - Food Network Blog
3 of a Kind checks out three places across the country to try something cool, new and delicious. That tender green commonly known as miner's lettuce has a fascinating past that...
Pim Techamuanvivit on Kin Khao, Starting with What You Don't Know + Breaking the Mold for Thai...
Pim Techamuanvivit grew up in Bangkok and has been an internationally renowned tastemaker with stints as a food blogger, author, and jam maker. But her greatest achievement to...
Chef Ed Kenney on Family, Values & Fostering a Great Team - Open for Business
Born and raised on Oahu, Ed Kenney is a restaurateur and chef and has been a James Beard semifinalist for Best Chef West every year since 2013. His first restaurant Town opened...
Sightseers: The Best Bay View Restaurants in San Francisco - OpenTable Blog
Traveling to San Francisco? The Bay Area features a wide range of restaurant dining options, some with spectacular bay views.

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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...
12 Questions for Ron Siegel
By Amy Sherman * Photo by BLINK INC. For Iron Chef aficionados, Ron Siegel's claim to fame is as the first and only American to win in Kitchen Stadium on the original Japanese...
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...

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