This light, colorful, and cool salad with slices of seared fresh tuna has a citrus dressing – very easy for a summer night. Slice the radishes and celery almost razor thin for an elegant look.

Catherine Walthers

This is an easy, no-cook summer pasta sauce using fresh garden tomatoes combined with lightly seared tuna chunks, fresh herbs, and olives.

Catherine Walthers

A recipe from private bartender Jeff Raposa.

Jeff Raposa

To make bartender Richard Very’s summer-in-a-glass cocktail, you will need a bartender’s shaker – the two-piece metal and glass pint-size cocktail shaker with a strainer at the top.

Richard Very

The Eben Tide served at l’étoile is Richard Very’s fresher version of a gin and tonic, named for Vineyarder Eben Armer, a stone mason who comes into the restaurant each week to enjoy the surf-and-turf house specialty, along with his namesake cocktail.

Richard Very

Richard Very picks lavender from Island musician Mike Benjamin’s yard to give his lemonade some local flavor.

Richard Very

In this sangria recipe by Catherine Walthers, the summer fruit is tossed with some sugar in advance to draw out the juices that make this drink so flavorful.

Catherine Walthers

The salmon and asparagus are roasted on the same sheet pan to make an easy weeknight meal or casual dinner with friends during asparagus season.

Catherine Walthers

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