Sheri Castle is an award-winning professional food writer, culinary instructor and public speaker. She is known for melding storytelling, humor and culinary expertise. She wrote her first original recipe and mailed it to a TV show when she was four years old, and has been cooking, writing and seeking audiences ever since. Sheri hails from the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, but now lives near Chapel Hill. She is fueled by farmers' markets, excellent bourbon and great stories. Learn more about her at shericastle.com.