Eat & Drink

Celebratory food options on-Island and at home.

Saturday night has always been the unofficial date night, and this week it also happens to be Valentine’s Day, making it an extra-special occasion....

Martha’s Vineyard food blogs

RSS Jan Buhrman’s Kitchen Porch

  • Chicken Soup
    This is one of our almost weekly go-to meals. I am making a stock every week. When you have a good stock you can make anything! Chicken Stock Makes 3 quarts 4 pounds chicken pieces (backs, necks, and wings) 6 quarts water 2 medium onions, unpeeled 1 leek, rinsed, trimmed and chopped 2 cloves garlic […]
  • Honey-Thyme Simple Syrup
    At the Kitchen Porch, we often make infused simple syrups for our bartenders. It is really fun to add basil to lemonade, lavender to strawberries and Lemon cinnamon to blueberries. It adds a nice surprise to ordinary drinks. Lemon Verbena and Raspberry is also a nice September drink. Really you can make a syrup out […]

RSS Sarah Waldman’s Two Blue Lemons

  • Oven Risotto with Kale Pesto
    It seems as though everyone on the island is preparing for the mass school vacation exodus. I popped into the bookstore this morning to grab this book for our trip (not that I'll be leisurely reading on the plane but love the idea of a "vacation book") and overhead three conversations about the eagerness to […]
  • Winter Juice
    You would think that juicing in the dead of winter is really a good sign. It means we're being proactive with our health, getting in front of those flu germs, and gulping down fresh fruits and veggies, right? Well yes, I guess it is all those things but really it isn't a good sign at […]