Award-Winning Food Writer and Cookbook Author

Cheryl Sternman Rule

Cheryl Sternman Rule has been writing professionally for newspapers, magazines, and websites since 2004. Her work has appeared in Sunset, Cooking Light, Body + Soul, Health, Vegetarian Times, Restaurants & Institutions, Delicious Living, Bay Area Parent, The San Jose Mercury News, The Santa Cruz Sentinel,, and Serious Eats... [Read More]


DIY Yogurt in Fine Cooking

Cheryl’s 8-page spread titled DIY Yogurt (with 4 original recipes) appeared in the June/July 2016 issue of Fine Cooking. [more]


A Weekend Foray to Paso Robles in Edible Silicon Valley

“Like its better-known wine region siblings to the north (namely, Napa and Sonoma), Paso Robles is an oenophile’s paradise…” [more]

Dinner Tonight

Recipe Feature in Cooking Light

Cheryl developed several recipes for the magazine’s monthly Dinner Tonight department. [more]


Behind the Recipe: Eritrean Fata from Saveur

“We may forget the color of our bicycles or how to say things like “What day is the market?” but the taste of that fata is forever ingrained…” [more]

Cultural Evolution

Yogurt’s Cultural Evolution from Edible Silicon Valley

“Step into the dairy aisle in any Silicon Valley supermarket {…} and you’ll be presented with {…} yogurt in so many styles it boggles the mind…” [more]