Cheryl Dishes

Strawberry Rhubarb Jam

Strawberry Rhubarb Jam

Posted on June 12, 2013

Now that the strawberry season is here, my kitchen will be filled with the sweet aromas of bubbling pots of jam like this recipe for Strawberry-Rhubarb Jam.

Smoked Turkey Breast

Posted on May 21, 2013

Our smoked turkey breast was a delicious experiment! We completed the meal with rosemary roasted potatoes, fresh asparagus, and new greens from the garden. Eating local has never tasted so good!

Spring Green Soup

Spring Green Soup

Posted on May 15, 2013

The recipe for Spring Green Soup is simply a variation of Potato Leek Soup and can be prepared with a variety of Spring green vegetables and herbs.

Margarita Shrimp Stuffed Potatoes

Margarita Shrimp Stuffed Potatoes

Posted on May 10, 2013

On a recent trip to Aroostook County, I enjoyed a delicious meal with farmers and local food supporters at the Whole Potato Café and Commons in Presque Isle. This unique place is a community gallery

Maine Bangers and Champ

Posted on March 17, 2013

Celeriac, the homely, rough and knobby root is a delicious, underutilized vegetable in our cuisine. A coveted staple in France and the Netherlands, it’s creamy-white interior has a dense texture and a delicate, celery-like flavor.

Braised Chicken Legs with Leeks and Mushrooms

Braised Chicken Legs with Leeks and Mushrooms

Posted on March 08, 2013

Braising, a cooking process where food is first browned in a small amount of fat, and then cooked, tightly covered, in a small amount of liquid is one of my favorite culinary techniques. The long,

Tuna Melt: Love at First Bite

Tuna Melt: Love at First Bite

Posted on February 28, 2013

A can of solid pack light tuna and a jar of Zucchini Relish paired with some whole wheat bread, cheddar cheese, and a fresh tomato are all the fixings needed for a comforting, down-home style

“Super Bowl” Layered Dip

“Super Bowl” Layered Dip

Posted on February 02, 2013

​The Big Game is coming, and even though our team won’t be playing, we still enjoy the company of good friends and family gathered round to watch the excitement. When entertaining folks, I try to

Apple-Maple Upside Down Cake

Apple-Maple Upside Down Cake

Posted on January 30, 2013

Apple-Maple Upside Down Cake is the perfect winter, special occasion dessert. It is a pretty, golden, crispy, caramel and apple gingerbread type cake.

Bouillabaisse (The Maine Way)

Bouillabaisse (The Maine Way)

Posted on January 01, 2013

Our tribe, like many other Maine families, enjoys certain eating traditions every Christmas, like freshly baked croissants and Merry Christmas coffee cake for breakfast.  Desserts feature the sinfully rich chocolate roll cake known as Bouche

Beet Juice

Beet Sorbet

Posted on December 31, 2012

As a foodie, I’m always scouting for the latest in cooking and eating trends. While living on an island in Maine may not give me easy access to the hottest new restaurants or cutting-edge ingredients,

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