Saturday, September 26, 2020

Edible Vineyard

Asparagus on toast

Excerpted from “The Beetlebung Farm Cookbook,” Little, Brown, 2015 Because my grandmother liked asparagus so much, my grandfather took special care with his plants. Now I am carrying on the tradition. For this recipe, I...

An Island rich in black gold

It’s just before 10 on a Monday morning when Aaron Lowe arrives at Thimble Farm in Vineyard Haven. He parks his teal Subaru in the dirt lot; his phone balances between his shoulder and...

The Grape: Jamie McNeeley’s wine picks for early summer

Here are a few interesting and different wines for summer. They’re available at Our Market, on the harbor in Oak Bluffs.  2018 Summer in a Bottle Rosé, Wolffer Estate, Long Island, $25.99. A shock to the...

The allure of alliums

Arrive at my house in Vineyard Haven anytime around 6 pm and you'll find me either peeling, chopping, or dicing garlic and onions. These aromatic alliums are the foundation of almost everything I cook,...

Strawberries: Best when there’s juice on my chin

Growing up in the Seventies on the Island, I remember eating a lot of Birds Eye frozen veggies. We ate frozen vegetables because back then, supermarkets only stocked produce that was in season locally...

Sippin’ the Spring Darling

Caitlin Lewis likes her tequila neat, and her martinis slightly dirty. Mezcal? Pass. Poblano liqueur? Never. Gin? No thanks. Cocktails? Ha. But just because Lewis knows the limits of her palate doesn’t mean she...