Sherry Dryja

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Freelance Food Writer

Sherry Dryja is a food writer, life-long traveler, and taster of life. A reformed cookie scorcher, she now shows others how to avoid kitchen failures, occasionally teaching baking classes and catering small events. To know her is to be recruited as a taste tester for the recipes she develops for The Beer Connoisseur® and her blog, Kitchen Dilettante. She and her husband split their time between Seattle and Phoenix with their miniature schnauzer, Lukas.

My articles

Hobo Salmon Recipe
One of my first memories as a kid was standing around a campfire waiting for the hobo dinners to be done. The meal was rustic and hearty, made up of...
Curry Shamiana Restaurant Kirkland
  Chef Max Murowchick is as unique as the cuisine he creates at Shamiana Restaurant in Kirkland, Washington. The color of his skin and his bare head...
Valentine’s Day is known for high-priced meals and equally high expectations, but let’s face it, what this holiday really boils down to is sharing...
Hosting a holiday cocktail party can bring out the best of the season, but for a lot of people it means stress, anxiety, and a whole lot of hassle....
Slow cooked ribs, Mavericks Brewing and Beer Connoisseur
Summer is barbecue season, but sometimes it’s just too hot to move. And if you’re cooking ribs, it means you’re monitoring a hot grill for hours...
Duck Confit Louise French Twist
High in the Colorado Rockies there’s a food truck that goes by the name of Louise. In a previous incarnation, Louise served gourmet grilled cheese...
Fish Tacos SoCal Fish Taco Company
Rising up from the sands of the Sonoran Desert in a town just east of Phoenix, Arizona, Pablo Reynoso has created a tiny oasis serving up flavors...
coconut cream pie and smuttynose robust porter
Whether you’re hosting an elegant weekend dinner or dining on midweek take-out, these seven flavor profiles for beer, developed by Greg Engert, the...
The winter holidays are a time when the baking of sweets can warm up a home and later bring smiles when offered as gifts. This year, why not take...

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