Cheryl Dishes

WILD BLUEBERRY BAKED FRENCH TOAST

Posted on January 09, 2019

  A simple breakfast casserole that is prepped the night before and baked in the morning. This recipe serves four. For a big crowd, double the recipe and use a […]

WILD BLUEBERRY HUMMUS

Posted on January 09, 2019

  Think outside the box! Try this delicious, savory dip on apple slices, veggies & pita bread

Lentil & Ham Soup

Posted on December 26, 2018

Although a glass of champagne at midnight and a kiss may be the way most Americans celebrate the New Year, people around the world enjoy a variety of traditional food […]

Smoked Lobster Mac & Cheese Bites

Posted on December 12, 2018

Our daughter Emily and son-in-law Kent are hosting their first holiday party in their new home in Dryden, New York.   Excited to receive the invitation, I texted Emily our reply.  […]

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Posted on November 28, 2018

My Meyer’s lemon tree is in full regalia, with star shaped white blossoms filling the house with a sweet, heady fragrance. Since moving my plant inside for the winter, the […]

Winter Squash

Posted on November 14, 2018

I love winter squash; moist, rich, and hearty, packed with vitamins, fiber and antioxidants. Native to the Americas for over seven thousand years, winter squashes and pumpkins were an unknown […]

Roasted Hen Of The Woods Mushroom

Posted on October 31, 2018

If you are fortunate enough to stumble across a large, grey-brown or tan mushroom with clusters that resemble the florets of cauliflower under the base of a very large and […]

The Best Brownies Ever

Posted on October 17, 2018

My friend Oscar Turner makes the very best brownies; thick, dense and chewy with a triple chocolate punch and packed with savory, chopped nuts.  The perfect afternoon snack, and a […]

thai basil eggplant spread

Thai Basil Roasted Eggplant Spread

Posted on October 03, 2018

Eggplant is such an interesting vegetable, although botanically speaking it specifically is a fruit, With deep purple, white or mottled glossy, thick skins and interesting shapes, eggplant is the staple […]

Pasta with Roasted Tomato Sauce

Posted on September 19, 2018

Tomatoes are a beautiful fruit. I love their bright colors; light pink, cherry red, golden orange and sunny yellow.  My culinary heart skips a beat at the sight of beautifully […]

Peach Upside Down Tart

Posted on September 05, 2018

Our family loves fresh peaches, and we eagerly await the all-too-short fresh peach season  here in Maine.  A fruit native to China that migrated to New England via Persia, the […]

Cherly & Chef Paul Bocuse

Do you know Ratatouille?

Posted on August 22, 2018

Ratatouille, ( ra-tuh-TOO-ee), is a delightful animated Disney film released in 2007 about a gifted French rat named Remy with highly developed senses of smell and taste who dreams of […]

Deb’s Favorite Refrigerator Pickles

Posted on August 08, 2018

“When cucumbers in the garden are ready, we cover the whole patch each time (we pick them), picking all cucumbers of eating and pickling size and larger. They are then […]

Lobster cakes plated

Maine Lobster Cakes – The Taste of Maine Summer

Posted on July 18, 2018

I love a good fish cake, crab cake, even clam cake. There’s something so sensuous about biting through a crispy crust into a tender morsel infused with delicate flavor. Smear […]

Cheryl's Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream

Homemade Dairy Free Strawberry Ice Cream

Posted on July 04, 2018

We Americans love our ice cream, consuming more than 900 million gallons a year. Before the advent of modern refrigeration, ice cream was a luxury reserved for special occasions. Homemade […]

Maine Biscuits Recipe

Feathery Light Biscuits

Posted on June 20, 2018

I love a good Maine biscuit, piping hot from the oven, with a toasty brown top and feathery light middle. Spread with butter and jam, a biscuit is a hearty […]

Cheryl Wixson's Grilled Asparagus Sandwich

Grilled Asparagus & Proscuitto Sandwich

Posted on June 06, 2018

Our asparagus bed here at Rabbit Hill is in full production with purple, hooded heads poking through the rich, black, soil and tall, stately purple and green spears. Purple Passion […]

Cheryl Wixson's Maine Clam Chowder

Maine Clam Chowder

Posted on May 23, 2018

Our extended family recently congregated in Boston for a long weekend holiday. We dined at the Isabelle Stewart Gardiner Museum, toured Boston in a duck boat, and cheered on the […]

Green Goddess Dressing

Spring Herbs & Green Goddess Dressing

Posted on May 09, 2018

Green is the color of spring. On my morning walk of Crockett Cove I watch the winter greys and browns recede as bright shades of spring green burst forth; prickly […]

plated meatballs

Spicy Lamb Meatballs

Posted on April 25, 2018

One of the delights of working in the food business is the wide variety of folks you meet; dedicated farmers, steadfast fishers, enthusiastic foragers, and adventuresome eaters.  When I had […]

Salad with Meatloaf and Mashed potato

Spinach and Warm Mushroom Salad

Posted on April 11, 2018

A recent field trip down the western side on Penobscot Bay to Portland convinced me that although the weather outside has been frightful, the longer days of spring mean more […]

Spicy sweet potato sandwich plated

The Art of a Sandwich: Spicy Sweet Potato

Posted on March 21, 2018

The March issue of Bon Appetit magazine features several pages of finely crafted details from A to Z how to build a great sandwich. The architecture of a great sandwich […]

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