Ashley Rodriguez is a Seattle-based food writer, cooking instructor, food photographer, author of Date Night In, and Let’s Stay In, wife, and mother of three young children. As the creator of notwithoutsalt.com Ashley blogs about life as told through food. Her blog has earned accolades from Saveur.com (Best Food Blog 2013), the Times Online, Babble.com, RealSimple.com, Brides.com, BonAppetit.com, and Food & Wine for her writing and original photography. Before she began writing, Ashley worked in several professional kitchens including Wolfgang Puck’s Spago in Beverly Hills.
Ashley is the host and co-creator of the James Beard nominated series, Kitchen Unnecessary. When not eating, or talking and writing about food Ashley loves to be foraging, fly fishing, feeding her sourdough starter and spending as much times outside as possible.