Yogurt Culture: How to Make, Bake, Sip, and Chill the World's Creamiest, Healthiest Food
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015
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Ripe: A Fresh, Colorful Approach to Fruits and Vegetables
Running Press, 2011
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In addition to writing my own two cookbooks, I've also worked as an editor-for-hire on three books by other authors. Two of these books were nominated for James Beard Foundation Awards.

Some of my clips

My work has been referenced in 

The New York Times
The Los Angeles Times

The Splendid Table
Real Simple

The Christian Science Monitor
Cooking Light
James Beard Foundation
Oprah Magazine
Jerusalem Post Magazine

San Francisco Chronicle
Library Journal
Serious Eats 

Miami Herald
The Huffington Post

and more

The Internet has plenty of yogurt how-to’s, but I found the most accessible and complete guide in a book called “Yogurt Culture,” by Cheryl Sternman Rule, published last year. Her book made homemade yogurt seem not only easy, but also kind of essential. 

~The New York Times, 2/24/16

Marketing copy


I've written a lot of it for different purposes, including to

introduce new menu items

promote local sourcing

highlight female farmworkers

profile executive chefs

up check averages

sell more beverages

publicize cooking classes

announce safety recalls

celebrate cultural holidays
spur event 

name and explain new technology

script video dialogue
and much more



Academic writing

Eritrea Country Profile in

African Higher Education: An International Reference Handbook

Damtew Teferra and Philip. G. Altbach, eds., Indiana University Press 

Using Cases in Higher Education: A Guide for Faculty and Administrators
by James P. Honan and Cheryl Sternman Rule, Jossey-Bass

Casebook I: Faculty Employment Policies
James P. Honan (Editor), Cheryl Sternman Rule (Editor), Jossey-Bass

Teaching Notes to Casebook I: A Guide for Faculty and Administrators
by James P. Honan and Cheryl Sternman Rule, Jossey-Bass