Andrea Slonecker is an award-winning cookbook author and food stylist, with particular expertise in food and drink pairing, vegetable and egg cookery, pretzel making, picnics and outdoor dining and the use of a mortar and pestle in world cuisines.

Expertise: Food and Wine Pairing, Food and Beer Pairing, Pretzels, Eggs, Pears, Picnics, Vegetables, Thai Cooking, Pacific Northwest Cooking, Kolaches, Mortar and Pestles

Experience: Andrea Slonecker has been a food writer and recipe developer since 2008. For the past decade, she has had a multi-disciplinary career in food media, combining food writing, recipe development and food styling in her repertoire. As an author of six cookbooks, including WINE FOOD and BEER BITES, she is an expert in pairing food and drink. She has given seminars and classes all over the country on the topic, including a lecture on pairing food with natural wines at the Smithsonian. Her book THE PICNIC won an IACP Award for best general cookbook in 2016, and she was honored with a second IACP Award for food styling in 2019. She is a frequent contributor to Food & Wine magazine.

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