Cheryl Dishes

Maine Crab Cakes

Posted on May 15, 2019

In the late 19th century, crabs were only enjoyed directly along the east and west coasts of the United States. Often found in the traps of lobster fishermen, these crustaceans […]

Fresh Herb Cheese Spread

Posted on May 01, 2019

There is nothing more welcoming in spring than a clump of fresh chives. The smallest species of the onion genus, Allium Schoenoprasum, chives are a choice edible herb, and the […]

Old Friends: Easy Chocolate Mousse

Posted on April 17, 2019

When I visit my cookbook assortment seeking culinary inspiration, the nearly 100 year-old Girl Scout chant sung around the campfire, “Make new friends, but keep the old.  One is silver […]

Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Posted on April 03, 2019

Do you ever get a hankering for certain foods, like a cup of steaming hot soup on a cold and drizzly day, the silky smooth and rich taste of chocolate […]

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Squash Soufflé

Posted on March 21, 2019

The elegant, puffed and golden soufflé is considered the prima donna of the culinary world. The classic egg at its magnificent best: golden yolks enriching a delicious savory or sweet […]

Buttermilk Bread

Posted on March 06, 2019

In her book, “The Laurel’s Kitchen Bread Book”, Laurel Robertson writes, “the very best way to learn to bake bread is to bake often, alongside someone who is really good […]

Black Bean Burgers

Posted on February 20, 2019

This is the time of year when I get a hankering for beans; black turtle beans, white, oval-shaped cannellini beans, deep red kidney beans, brown Swedish beans, ivory white Great […]

THE PERFECT POT OF BEANS

Posted on February 15, 2019

  TOOLS: 1 large mixing bowl (12 cup capacity or larger) 1 strainer or colander 1 ovenproof covered casserole or bean pot (8 cup capacity or larger)

Maine Corn Chowder, deconstructed

Posted on February 06, 2019

In the book “Cooking Down East”, Marjorie Standish shares a historical note in her preface to the recipe for Maine Corn Chowder:  “Do you feel a surge of pride when […]

WILD BLUEBERRY GINGERBREAD

Posted on January 28, 2019

  Old-time Maine cookbooks say to add 1 cup frozen wild blueberries dusted with flour to your favorite gingerbread recipe.

WILD BLUEBERRY BBQ SAUCE

Posted on January 28, 2019

  The secret ingredient in this tasty condiment is the chef’s choice of local libation Enjoy this BBQ sauce on chicken, beef, rabbit and pork

WILD BLUEBERRY ROSEMARY SORBET

Posted on January 28, 2019

  This intensely flavored sorbet makes a refreshing dessert or the perfect taste-changer in an elegant meal

WILD BLUEBERRY RAW SNACK BITES

Posted on January 25, 2019

  Store these nutrient dense snacks in the freezer and pack in the lunchbox for a quick return!

PETER RABBIT SMOOTHIE

Posted on January 22, 2019

  Wild Blueberry, Strawberry & Carrot Great source of fiber and nutrients! Tastes like candy!

WILD BLUEBERRY MIXER

Posted on January 21, 2019

  Mix equal parts of this tasty mixer with sparkling water for a refreshing beverage, top a glass of Prosseco, or mix up a mean margarita. Go Wild!

WILD BLUEBERRY CHEESECAKE BARS

Posted on January 21, 2019

  These are the perfect bars to take to a picnic, or pack into the lunchbox. Top with Wild Blueberry Fruit Sauce for an elegant dessert.

WILD BLUEBERRY BREAKFAST BARS

Posted on January 18, 2019

  These delicious bars make a healthy breakfast snack. Enjoy them topped with coconut ice cream for dessert!

Crispy Breast of Duck with Wild Blueberry Sauce

Posted on January 17, 2019

  Don't be intimidated with this recipe, working with duck is easy...don't overcook and slice thinly when serving. Your family will be impressed with this chef-inspired meal.

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