04.01.11

Whether it’s jam or tomatoes you want to can, you can easily learn the basics. Then perfect your skills with our recipes for hot peach chutney, green-chili salsa, and berry syrup.

By Catherine Walthers

08.30.11

Despite the fact that this drink has a devout Island following of brewers and consumers, many of the uninitiated remain too wary to ask for a taste.

By Rachel Schubert

03.01.11

This recipe comes from Saving the Seasons: How to Can, Freeze, or Dry Almost Anything by Mary Clemens Meyer and Susanna Meyer, published in 2010 by Herald Press. Makes about 4 pints

By Mary Clemens Meyer and Susanna Meyer

03.01.11

Native Islander Polly Bassett, who lives in West Tisbury, shares this recipe for a mild but flavorful salsa that you can use as a taco sauce, chip dip, or seasoning sauce.

By Polly Bassett

03.01.11

Serve on top of pancakes and waffles, or use for ice cream parfaits and other desserts such as panna cotta.

By Mary Clemens Meyer and Susanna Meyer

08.30.11

At many in-town homes, the area between the street and the house can be too small a patch to mow but too big to ignore.

By Susan Catling

08.30.11

One gardener shares observations gleaned from years of planting and tending a multitude of roses, some more gratifying than others.

By Sally Bennet

08.30.11

“I’m a nester,” part-time Island resident Catherine Urban admits as she walks through the cozy three-bedroom West Chop cape that she and her family rented for the first time last summer.

By Karla Araujo

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