Dining Out

A few years ago, my family and I were lucky enough to build a home on the Island. We hired a reliable builder, a lifelong friend who produced a Vineyard miracle: we moved in six weeks early and under budget.

At long last, it’s possible for fans (and future fans) of the J.W. Jackson mystery series to find those excellent Vineyard recipes in just one place.

On the Vineyard, there are as many ways to eat lobster as there are cooks in Island kitchens.

Spring is the time for young asparagus, luscious strawberries, and tender baby greens such as arugula and watercress. It’s also the time when the bluefish arrive in Vineyard waters and lobster prices start to fall – we hope.

The ancient Romans believed that strawberries helped alleviate melancholy.

Following an oyster from harvest to table.

Don’t let soup myths deprive you of the best fall sustenance around.

We tried to keep our expectations low, but secretly we believed in our soil, our seeds, and our own high hopes.


Dining Out