Glen Caldwell, kitchen manager for Offshore Ale Company in Oak Bluffs, puts together a simple but delicious pasta dish with chopped clams, lemon, and lots of fresh black pepper.

Glen Caldwell

Fresh chunks of lobster with summer corn and tomato make a colorful and tasty risotto.

Catherine Walthers

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

Scott Ehrlich

The community garden at Island Cohousing is a poster garden for Vineyard-grown and a model of sustainable living and recycling.

Linda Black & Alexanda Bullen

A very low oven or a dehydrator turns autumn olive fruit into fruit leather.

Holly Bellenuono & Catherine Walthers

There are corn muffins, and then there are these.

Morning Glory Farm

Jan Buhrman, owner of Kitchen Porch caterers, is well-known on the Vineyard for her support of artisanal producers, sustainable agriculture, and fisheries.She also helped bring the international Slow Food movement to the Island, and her food always reflects the Island’s best. This side dish makes a lovely presentation.

Serves 6 to 8

Jan Buhrman

One of Chesca's signature soups, this flavorful chowder takes advantage of fresh corn and other freshly harvested August veggies.

Jo Maxwell and David Joyce