The Local Ingredient: Feta

There’s a saying in my kitchen, “Everything’s betta with feta.” Feta, the creamy, crumbly Greek specialty cheese, improves most salads, not just Greek ones, adding...

Update: What Are Your Local Farmers Up To?

I recently had the pleasure of being invited to an exclusive local farmer dinner. When I say farmer, I don’t just mean the food...

Big Chili Contest heats up this weekend

MVY Radio’s Big Chili Contest is in its 31st year, and will likely draw upwards of a thousand Islanders and day-trippers alike for one...

Mocha Mott’s reopens in Oak Bluffs

After being closed for a month, Mocha Mott's has reopened its Circuit Ave., Oak Bluffs store. Locals no longer have to travel all the way...

How to make a cookbook club

  I awkwardly balance my upside-down apricot cake in the backseat of a taxicab, and I realize I’m starving. Which is good timing, since I...

From lemon drop cookies to breakfast burritos, the Scottish Bakehouse hits...

It’s been six years since I last stepped into the Scottish Bakehouse. It was my first summer here, and I was wandering around Vineyard...

Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal is a warm hug on a cold morning

Once cold weather hits, I say a sweet goodbye to my chilly smoothies in the morning and welcome some warmer, heartier breakfast items into...

Harvest of the Month: Eggs

March brings longer days, the first crocuses poking through the earth, and also the first day of spring. This time of year, chickens respond...

Good Taste: Celebrate Pi(e) Day on March 14 with these Islander-baked...

“Cut my pie into four pieces; I don’t think I could eat eight.”  ―Yogi Berra   That’s also how I feel about pie. One slice turns...

HVH Wine Dinner Series: Loire Valley, France

The Harbor View Hotel has kicked off a new wine dinner series; the first dinner, on Feb. 22, focused on wines of the Loire...