In an infamous feature story in the Vineyard Gazette ten years ago, a summer resident from New York City bemoaned the lack of “good food” on the Island.

Catherine Walthers

It is 6:30 a.m. and twenty-two degrees as we get ready to head into Lagoon 
Pond in an open boat one December 
day.

Catherine Walthers

On the Vineyard, having dinner with friends is especially important during the long winter months.

Catherine Walthers

The Vineyard in summer is known for its social scene. While few of us need help figuring out how to go to 
parties, we can all use a hand when it’s time to throw the parties.

Catherine Walthers

Before the American Revolution, Vineyard farmers were growing enough food for themselves and exporting butter and cheese by the “vessel-load.”

Catherine Walthers

This recipe first appeared in Susie Middleton's column, Fresh from the Farm.

Susie Middleton

These crepes are the perfect summer breakfast for blueberry lovers.

This simple Italian method works with nearly any freshly caught Island fish as an appetizer or first course. Try the farmer’s market to hunt down garlic scapes – curly green garlic stalks – or substitute chives or scallions.

Serves 4

Chris Fischer

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