Cheryl Dishes

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

Posted on May 31, 2017

Apple pie may be America’s favorite, but in our family, Strawberry Rhubarb Pie takes the prize. New Englanders have had a long love affair with rhubarb, the mouth-puckering herbaceous perennial that is actually vegetable and

Lovage Classic Meatloaf

Posted on May 17, 2017

One of my favorite meals is meatloaf with mashed potato and gravy, usually accompanied by buttered, frozen peas or green beans. Americans have had an ongoing love affair with this blue plate special since the

Carrot Coconut Soup with Fresh Ginger

Posted on May 04, 2017

If I had to select one vegetable that is popular with both young palates and more experienced eaters, it would have to be carrots. Everyone loves to crunch on the sweet, snappy carrot. Closely related

Steamed Clams with Garlic & Chives

Posted on April 26, 2017

Our family really enjoys dining on Maine clams; fried clams with sweet tartar sauce, clams fritters with cranberry ketchup, clam shells stuffed with cracker crumbs and clams, clam dip, clam cakes, clam chowder….you cook ‘em,

Springtime Burger Salad

Posted on April 19, 2017

Spring has finally arrived at Rabbit Hill. The crocuses are in full bloom. Lovage, chives and rhubarb are thrusting up sprouts of green and red, baby rabbit kits are scampering out of the nest box,

Lemon Aioli

Posted on April 12, 2017

There are many characteristics of French cuisine that I truly enjoy, and one of them is aioli. A strongly flavored, garlic mayonnaise that originates from the Provencal region of France, aioli is a delicious condiment

Grilled Belgian Endive with Balsamic Butter

Posted on April 05, 2017

The Belgian endive nestled in a Four Season Farm basket at the Blue Hill farmer’s market was too tempting to pass up.  The young, chicory plant that has been deprived of light to form a

Banana Maple Muffins with Chocolate Chips

Posted on March 29, 2017

The beginning of spring inspires me to take stock of the ingredients in my pantry, root cellar and freezer.  Over the winter, I have the tendency to squirrel away bits and pieces of leftover food.  

Chocolate Pots de Crème

Posted on March 22, 2017

Planning a festive dinner party? Want to wow your guests with the ultimate piece de resistance? Try chocolate; delectable, smooth, creamy texture, light and sinful, individual chocolate pots of cream. We can thank the French

Colcannon – A traditional Irish dish

Posted on March 15, 2017

“Did you ever eat Colcannon, made from lovely pickled cream? With the greens and scallions mingled like a picture in a dream. Oh, wasn’t it the happy days when troubles we had not, and our

Smoked Shrimp & Squash Pizza

Posted on March 08, 2017

The Delicata squash stored in a wooden box under my bed are starting to soften.  Harvested last fall, and cured in the greenhouse, these cream colored fruits with green stripes are a favorite winter squash

Makrut Lime

Posted on March 01, 2017

My Makrut Lime “tree” is in full bloom with dozens of white blossoms and tiny, green limes. A bonus of these longer days and brighter light, this unexpected profusion of flowers heralding the anticipation of

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