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]


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]


The Truth About Yogurt from The Washington Post

“After years of sugaring our yogurt {…} we Americans are finally waking up to what the rest of the world has known for eons: that yogurt needn’t be sweet to appeal…” [more]