Randi Baird’s approach to crafting a liqueur from tart autumn olive berries is inspired by Catherine Walthers’ recipe for beach plum cordial. When Randi bottles the pale peachy-pink cordial, she drops in a few whole berries as a colorful accent.

Randi Baird


A longtime Vineyard blueberry farmer shares pointers for cultivating this antioxidant-rich fruit, and we offer some tasty recipes too.

Catherine Walthers


This spring’s Martha’s Vineyard Wine Festival offered plenty of new tastes to try, and several Island restaurants and package stores made discoveries that they’re now offering customers. The spirits we sampled inspired us to share some lively summer drink ideas.


“I wouldn’t waste my time doing anything else,” says Susan. “The blueberries are the star of the dessert.”

Louise Tate King & Jean Stewart Wexler


These crepes are the perfect summer breakfast for blueberry lovers.


Though this creamy blend tastes like a delicious dessert, it’s chock-full of nutrient-rich spinach and blueberries, as well as superfoods like maca and cacao.

Stacy Stowers


It’s easy to make and a delicious chilled dessert for a hot August night.

Catherine Walthers & Rachel Vaughn


Bluefish are relentless predators that can churn up the waters in packs in pursuit of their prey.

Melinda Fager