Award-Winning Food Writer and Cookbook Author

Cheryl Sternman Rule

Culinary Callings

Culinary Callings in the Winter 2011 edition of Haverford Magazine

“From upscale cafes to a bakery teaching job skills, Fords enter the food and beverage business to nourish body, mind, and spirit.” [more]

Au Revoir to All That

Au Revoir to All That
book review and Q&A in the Fall 2009 issue of Haverford Magazine

“We’ve all had those meals, the ones that stick in your mind and replay themselves again and again…” [more]


The Taste of Place: A Cultural Journey Into Terroir
book review in the Fall 2008 issue of Haverford Magazine

“Few would quibble that a fresh baguette and a hunk of brie eaten in the French countryside taste different than bread and cheese nibbled in a suburban American office park…” [more]

Today’s Specials

Today’s Specials
Cover story in the Spring 2008 issue of Haverford Magazine

“If you are a lactose-intolerant, peanut-allergic vegan with a penchant for fair-trade, organic soy lattes and a burning desire to grill your own panini, you’ll do just fine at today’s Haverford. Of course, this wasn’t always the case…” [more]

Across the Decades: Haverford Alumni in the Peace Corps

Across the Decades: Haverford Alumni in the Peace Corps

in the Spring 2006 issue of Haverford Magazine

These pages examine the lives of six alumni who have had a connection to the Peace Corps in one form or another- as volunteers, employees, and one a student of Peace Corps teachers. Their experiences- and the forces that led them so far from their comfort zones- defy neat categorization, but all six acknowledge the profound impact their time overseas had on their views of themselves and the world. [more]