Cookbook Club: Sheri Castle

  • Dates: December 8, 2018
  • Venue: Page 158 Books
  • Location: Wake Forest
  • Address: 415 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest, NC 27587
  • Phone: 919.435.1843
  • Times: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • Admission: Free


In Instantly Southern Sheri Castle shares 85 recipes that give us new, quick, easy and convenient ways to prepare fresh, delicious Southern cuisine. There’s a taste of tradition and comfort food, plus inventive recipes that showcase beloved Southern ingredients, such as rice, seafood, chicken and plenty of garden-fresh produce.

There are delectable soups and stews (and a gumbo, of course), but also wholegrain salads, tantalizing side dishes, fun appetizers, breakfast delights and pages of tempting desserts. Hearty entrees range from quick weeknight suppers to Sunday dinners and holiday celebrations—just what we need to make quick work of satisfying family meals and gracious entertaining.

An acclaimed food writer and beloved cookbook author, Sheri is known for her thoughtful, reliable recipes that are peppered with practical tips and hints that make cooks feel confident and excited about home cooking – and it’s never been quicker or easier thanks to the one-button shortcuts of a multicooker. With only a few fresh groceries, a handful of pantry staples and an outlet to plug in the pot, home cooks of all skill levels can create fabulous, memorable Southern meals and treasured family recipes with ease.

Sheri Castle is a Chapel Hill-based cookbook author, recipe developer and cooking teacher. Her cookbook, The New Southern Garden Cookbook, was the winner of Cookbook of the Year by the Southern Independent Booksellers’ Association.