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Ample food and sturdy drink

Just like drinking green beer on St. Patrick’s Day, corned beef and cabbage is an American adaptation of an Irish tradition. Although I come...

Finding Brazilian delights

The perks of living on Martha’s Vineyard go far beyond beautiful beaches, cute little towns, and the tight-knit community. Our little population has a...

Cooking from scratch

When it comes to preparing food, there are three types of people in the world. There are those who find pouring milk on cereal...

It’s back

Every winter, usually right after the New Year, our little Island goes into hibernation. The last of the holiday crowds dissipate, the ocean turns...

Savvy Super Bowl snacks

Just about 52 years ago, the Green Bay Packers set out to play the Kansas City Chiefs in America’s very first Super Bowl. At...

Good Newes

Though the idea of spending a cold winter on an isolated little Island during its off-season seems outlandish to most, I have always advocated...

Best bites

For such a tiny little community in the middle of the ocean, Martha’s Vineyard has an impressive amount of quality cuisine. At The Times...

Cheers!

New Year’s Eve is closing in, so we’d like to share some delicious cocktail recipes with you. Almost any of these can work if...

A sandwich for your sanity

Turkey Gobblers from Humphry’s and a Liz Lemon from 7a are among the known and beloved sandwiches you can find on Martha’s Vineyard. But...

Soup and stew (and flu) season is upon us

Much the same as the rest of the general population of the Vineyard, I have come down with the bug — the same nasty...

Bakers’ best

There are a few commonalities within the human race that are historically universal. These are the elements that bind our species together, and create...

They keep on truckin’

As I began my pilgrimage down the long and winding North Road to Menemsha, that familiar sinking feeling sets in that Islanders know too...

Sippin’ on holiday spirits

Have you ever heard of liquid warmth? It’s that toasty yet refreshing sensation that flows through your body after your first sip of a...

The Island of hand-made gifts

As Islanders, we face a little added inconvenience this time of year. Between inflated shopping prices and off-Island travel expenses, ‘tis the season to...

Living for Thanksgiving

When I think of holidays, I think of tradition. That feeling you get in the pit of your soul doesn’t come from the idea...

Putting leftover Halloween candy to good use

After last night, chances are you somehow ended up with an extra bag of miniature Kit Kats, Hershey Bars, or whatever candy selection your...

Pumpkin recipes to warm up chilly fall days

'Twas the day after Halloween, and all through the house were sugar-crazed children, and a hung-over spouse! Whether you spent Halloween stealing your kid's...

Summer lasts a little longer with this salmon recipe

The shelves of Cronig's are filled with Halloween candy. My mother is already asking what I’ll be bringing to the table for Thanksgiving this...