Cheryl Dishes

Turkey Couscous Salad

Turkey Couscous Salad

Posted on November 23, 2012

This delicious salad is easy to prepare with cooked turkey or chicken. Plate on a bed of lettuce to enjoy as a festive lunch. Serve with cornbread or hot biscuits.

Mashed Roots with Bacon Vinaigrette

Posted on November 21, 2012

Mashed Root Vegetables with Bacon Vinaigrette is the perfect traveling side dish, and allows for many vegetable variations by the creative cook.

Spicy Clam Pizza

Posted on October 07, 2012

In the fall, it seems like the days are never quite long enough to get a family meal on the table. Between soccer practice, stacking wood, cleaning up the garden, and after school activities, time

Maine Lobster and Bean Salad

Posted on August 27, 2012

This colorful and delicious Maine Lobster and Bean Salad is an easy summer meal to prepare with extra cooked lobster meat.

Grill Crazy | Grilled Sandwiches

Posted on August 23, 2012

With this spell of glorious hot, summer weather, we’ve been firing up the grill and cooking like crazy…summer squash, zucchini, carrots, sliced red onions, fennel, and even potatoes. Grilled vegetables have a smoky, savory flavor

Rhubarb Spring Tart

Posted on June 03, 2012

One of the first perennial plants of spring in my garden is rhubarb. I eagerly wait for the dark green leaves to unfurl, and the ruby, red stalks to push through the chilly soil. Originally

Painting Day & Spring Shrimp Salad

Posted on May 21, 2012

The nicest part about living on an island is that your life is pretty much dictated by the tides and the weather.  For a control freak like me, that makes certain things in life out

Pickled Eggs

Posted on May 16, 2012

Now that there are fourteen hours of daylight, the whole state seems to be enjoying an abundance of eggs.   Hand-lettered, fresh egg signs populate the roadside. Quill’s End dairy has a special on fertilized chicken

Cheerful Chives

Posted on May 01, 2012

I love the herbaceous perennial allium schoenoprasum or chives.  Their round, grass-like spears topped with bright purple bulbs are a cheerful harbinger of spring.  Chives will self-seed, and they grow abundantly and wild along the

Beet Salad

Posted on April 25, 2012

Beets are such a beautiful vegetable.  Originally grown for their leaves, they come in a wide variety of colors: red, crimson, yellow, even candy-cane striped.  Beets are notable for their sweetness- they have the highest

Rhubarb Coffee Cake

Posted on April 21, 2012

It’s confirmed.  Spring is finally here.  The rhubarb’s ready!  I  know not everyone shares my  enthusiasm for the ruby red,  tart stalks of rhubarb, but the members of my family sure do.  My husband proudly

Spring Cleaning & Pumpkin Waffles

Posted on April 20, 2012

The light of spring brings me a wave of new energy and the primal desire to clean. It usually starts with my refrigerator.  Before swabbing the decks, I need to empty the shelves.   Out come

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