04.01.10

Pierre Guérin suggests pairing chef Scott Ehrlich’s gazpacho with a summery white wine or rosé.

Scott Ehrlich

12.01.09

These lobster-filled crêpes have a generous amount of lobster in them. They can be served simply as is, or Deon might tie them up with strips of scallion for a special presentation.

Deon Thomas

11.01.09

Already living a community-oriented lifestyle, the families who inhabit the sixteen homes at Island Cohousing in West Tisbury are further united by the sharing of one large garden – primarily maintained by Cohousers Lynn Weber and Paul Lazes.

Linda Black & Alexanda Bullen

09.01.09

Our series on the variety of food and ingredients you can find on the Island – in your backyard, in fields, in forests, and on beaches – continues with autumn’s bounty. Plus recipes for beach plum jelly, elderberry syrup, banana-berry muffins, and autumn olive fruit leather.

Holly Bellenuono & Catherine Walthers

08.01.09

Growing corn is a labor of mishaps and love – and fortunately, it’s a labor you don’t have to get into with the folks at Morning Glory Farm doing it for you.

Tom Dunlop

07.01.09

While you’re enjoying the beach and the sun, be sure to include nature’s summer bounty in your day. It’s easy to locate and harvest many useful wild plants on the Vineyard, and even easier to make delicious food and drinks with them. Here are the descriptions you need to find tasty flowers and nutritious greens to go with every meal of the day.

Holly Bellenuono & Catherine Walthers

05.01.09

After the long, cold winter we spent indoors, spring has arrived to push us outside to collect new green leaves and dig up fat roots. This is the time, according to tradition, for spring cleaning – and we don’t mean the house. We’re referring to an ancient folk belief about cleaning the blood, renewing the spirit, and energizing the body.

Holly Bellenuono & Catherine Walthers

04.01.09

Heading out at low tide with a sturdy rake and a floating basket, and wading through the Vineyard’s shallow waters can provide for good eating. And clamming, for the Vineyarders who love it, is more than just the pursuit of a tasty quahaug supper. A few hours spent plying the clam flats also offer a chance to escape from whatever one must – to explore the mystery of life hiding just below the surface of all that salty water, and to connect with a culturally rich past.

Charlie Cameron

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