Cheryl Dishes

Asian Noodle Salad

Posted on June 22, 2016

The bright green shades of spring are becoming summer, and we are enjoying a surplus culinary greens; bok choy, spinach, arugula, leafy red and green lettuce, scallions, lovage, chives, Swiss chard and kale. Whether in

Golden Rice

Posted on June 15, 2016

“Try turmeric”, encouraged my friend Mary. “It will help with those gardening aches and pains.” Intrigued, I set you to do some culinary research. Turmeric, pronounced TER-muh-rikh, is the root of a ancient tropical plant

Maine SuperFood Smoothie

Posted on June 09, 2016

Each time you sit down to eat a meal; you are making a life-and-death decision. Does that sound scary to you? This is how Steven Pratt and Kathy Mathews introduce their book “SuperFoods Rx, Fourteen

Pizza on the Grill

Posted on May 27, 2016

The June Bon Appetit magazine is the grilling issue, and one quick read is enough to get your mouth watering. The beautiful photographs of grilled pizza enticed me, and when I read how easy they

Maple Rhubarb Muffins

Posted on May 25, 2016

We have a bountiful crop of rhubarb this year; lush, ruby red stalks with huge, green leaves. An herbaceous perennial, rhubarb likes well-drained soil that is rich in organic material. Our soil here at Rabbit

Lemon Chive Vinaigrette

Posted on May 18, 2016

One of my most favorite spring herbs is chives. An herbaceous perennial, the cheerful, slender green and hollow shoots of “grass” start to appear once the soil in the ground has warmed. Soon, the edges

Just for the Halibut

Posted on May 06, 2016

The halibut season opened on May 1, and several fishing vessels, including that of our friend Captain Joe, have rigged their boats with lines to fish for this delicious flatfish from the family of right-eyed

Perfect Popovers

Posted on May 04, 2016

My mother loves popovers; crisp, light and golden brown, with a delicate puffed center, hot from the oven, dripping with butter and jam.  A sublime combination of eggs, milk and flour that makes any dining

Beef satay over rice

Beef Satays with Peanut Sauce

Posted on April 27, 2016

Satays with a peanut dipping sauce are one of our favorite snacking and party foods. Originally from Indonesia, this dish is seasoned, skewered and grilled meat like beef, chicken, goat, mutton or pork. We also

chocolate pudding

MEXICAN CHOCOLATE PUDDING

Posted on April 20, 2016

Visions of warm, summer days relaxing at the beach have me counting calories these days. As a nutritionist, I understand that when input (food in my mouth) is more than the output (exercise), my highly

Black Bean Cakes

Black Bean Cakes & Taco Seasoning

Posted on April 15, 2016

I love cooking with black beans, particularly the variety Midnight Black Turtle Soup, grown by Horsepower Farm in Penobscot. The black bean is a native of South America, and is used in a wide variety

Order Eggs with Abandon

Posted on April 01, 2016

“Feel free to order eggs with abandon”, encourages the Quill’s End Farm weekly e-mail. “You need a dozen duck eggs”, declares my friend Captain Joe. “The girls at Undercliff Farm are laying now,” boasts Ruthie.

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