Food & Wine
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After living on Nantucket for seven winters, I know that by now the quiet season has set in.
This end of the shoulder season that bookends our cold, dark time prepares us to bear with whatever weather...read more
SWEET POTATO SOUP WITH CRISPY PANCETTA AND GRATED BITTERSWEET CHOCOLATE
Fat from rendered pancetta
4 sweet potatoes, cut into 1/4-inch cubes
1 medium Spanish onion, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
Long-time Nantucket summer resident and Boston businessman Mark Goldweitz late last year made a major investment in the festival and brought in new management. While it will continue to host the pop- ular...read more
On a recent late-summer day, the sun beat down with unusual intensity for Nantucket, reflecting off the Belgian-block courtyard between the Cisco Brewery, Triple Eight Distillery and Nantucket Vineyard...read more
A friend suggests a restaurant and drops the line: “They have a great wine list!” Is that because they have a large selection? Is it because they have gentler pricing? What makes a great wine list for a...read more
Who doesn’t love the aroma of COOKIES BAKING in the oven, or the taste of brown sugar and MELTING CHOCOLATE on your tongue as you bite into a FRESH- FROM-THE-OVEN homemade chocolate-chip cookie?
Recently, a friend and fellow oenophile said to me, “Two out of three Frenchmen drink Bordeaux. That’s a fact!” This was his pleasant way of telling me that I need to stop ignoring the appellation as I am...read more
The Malbec grape is not native to Argentina, but in the past few years Argentina has certainly given the deeply-delicious, fruity red wine new celebrity. A transplant from the southwest of France, Malbec...read more
NANTUCKET CELEBRATES SPRING EVERY YEAR WITH THE DAFFODIL FESTIVAL, the week-end of April 27 and 28 this year. This annual rite of spring prompts us to break out our picnic baskets and start poring through...read more
There is no better pick-me-up at the end of the day than a cup of steaming-hot tea. Whether coming in from a brisk walk with the dog at Sanford Farm, where the winter wind has whipped your cheeks red, or...read more