07.16.12

Serve this as a dip, but use any leftovers on tomato sandwiches.

By Jan Buhrman

07.16.12

This simple purée with preserved lemons is a great dip for fresh vegetables. Serves 10

By Jan Buhrman

07.16.12

Perfect for beach dinner parties, paella feeds a crowd, is fun to cook, and is easy to serve straight from the pan. A chilled dry rosé from Navarra or Rioja complements paella quite nicely. Serves 10

By Jan Buhrman

06.19.12

A professional chef shares recipes and tips for a successful oceanside feast, and reports that even a little rain doesn’t dampen spirits when dinner is paella cooked over a beach fire.

By Jan Buhrman

06.15.12

A working fishing village with front-row seats for sunset, Menemsha exerts an inexorable pull on lifelong Islanders and weekend visitors alike, a seemingly timeless place where vintage post card imagery coexists with gritty, wet reality.

By Jim Miller

07.01.12

There is nothing like a refreshing cucumber salad, such as this “fresh pickle,” at the height of cucumber season. I like to finely shred the basil (if using) by stacking the leaves on top of each other, rolling them up like a cigar, and slicing them paper-thin. Serves 10

By Jan Buhrman

05.16.16

It’s fine to offer hungry teens...

By D.A.W.

07.01.12

Nudists are all around us, except that much of the time they dress like everybody else.

By Peter Dreyer

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DAW: Cookout Tactic

It’s fine to offer hungry teens...

White Bean Dip with Preserved Lemon

Serve this as a dip, but use any leftovers on tomato sandwiches.

Carrot-Preserved Lemon Dip

This simple purée with preserved lemons is a great dip for fresh vegetables.

Serves 10

Step-by-Step Paella

Perfect for beach dinner parties, paella feeds a crowd, is fun to cook, and is easy to serve straight from the pan. A chilled dry rosé from Navarra or Rioja complements paella quite nicely.

Serves 10

Cucumber Salad with Herbs and Red Onion

There is nothing like a refreshing cucumber salad, such as this “fresh pickle,” at the height of cucumber season. I like to finely shred the basil (if using) by stacking the leaves on top of each other, rolling them up like a cigar, and slicing them paper-thin.

Serves 10

Insurgent on a Nude Beach

Nudists are all around us, except that much of the time they dress like everybody else.

Island Time, With a Twist

Time has never stood still for Rubin Cronig.

The Shearer Family, Keepers of the Inn

Tended by one dedicated family for one hundred years, Shearer Cottage in Oak Bluffs has a rich history as a gathering spot for vacationing African Americans.

Serendipity in Sunglasses

“I drove down [to Martha’s Vineyard] with a friend and $7,000, which seemed like a fortune at the time.”

From the Editor

The Vineyard brings out people’s passions

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