The author was born in San Antonio, Texas and now lives in Central Texas.
In the spring of 2008 she retired from IBM and the corporate world. She currently enjoys "taking time to enjoy life with her husband Steve, she volunteers in her spare time to help those less fortunate and adopted three rescue dogs. She enjoys living an active healthy lifestyle, continues to write cookbooks and publish short local articles as well as volunteers her time for worthy causes.
Her first book, "Exploring Mexican Cuisine: Abuelita's Kitchen" published in December 2009, second release is available as of May 2011. Sharon's second book "Exploring Mexican Cuisine: Abuelita's Cocina", Vol. 2 is available and a KINDLE release in May 2011.
Sharon Announces the release of her newest Cookbook, "Cupcakery", Vol. 3 of her series which is five year labor of love, to be released in 2022,
"EXPLORING MEXICAN CUISINE: Abuelita's Kitchen" is a cookbook based on one hundred year old family recipes from Mexico. Many recipes and ingredients have been modified to be healthy and accessible to the modern American kitchen. Savor traditional Mexican dishes such as steaming hot “Green Chile Chicken Tamales”, ocean fresh “Pescado Vera Cruz” (Fish Vera Cruz style), and good old fashioned comfort food like “Arroz con Pollo” (Chicken and Rice). Enjoy the “Polvorones” cookies which literally melt in your mouth.
Sharon loved cooking from an early age, she realized important life events unfolded in the kitchen and realized her love of cooking with friends and family, baking and writing definitely worked well together. She learned her cooking skills from her grandmother and father, both were successful restaurant owners. Her love of writing grew as she aged. She began honing her writing skills at a young age and continued to hone her skills while working at Express News newspaper in San Antonio, Texas. Her first cookbook is based on 100 year old Mexican family recipes. She initially wrote this cookbook as a labor of love for her daughter a graduate of University of Oklahoma with a degree in International Business and also an accomplished graduate as a patisserie chef of Cordon Bleu and successful former owner of CupPrimo a Cupcakery and Coffee house in Austin, TX. She shares her knowledge of cooking, and cake decorating as a former Cake Design Instructor and of course shares her knowledge with her friends and family to educate others in the subtle nuances of Mexican cuisine.