Sheri Castle is an award-winning professional food writer based in Chapel Hill, NC. She is known for melding storytelling, culinary expertise, and humor, and for engaging with audiences in person and on air. She has written sixteen cookbooks as sole author, collaborator, or ghostwriter, plus served as a recipe tester for a long list of bestsellers. Her next authored book will debut in late 2018 from Clarkson Potter. As one of the busiest freelancers around, she regularly contributes to magazines, newspapers, and websites. Sheri is fueled by the Appalachian Mountains, farmers’ markets, excellent bourbon, and the endless pursuit of the right word. She believes that stories happen only to those who can tell them.