A taste of Nantucket through the kitchen of some of the island’s most creative cooks.
Fall is, hands down, my favorite season. All the leaves from the trees and plants change into multi-colored works of art as they fall away, creating bare and vulnerable branches, revealing the true scenery...read more
It’s hard not to notice the banquette. Shocking pink leather, with a theatrically-curved back and high sides, it anchors the side wall of Rifrullo, Colleen Marnell-Suhanosky’s bright, airy cafe on Cypress...read more
BRIGHT ORANGE PUMPKINS decorate our farmstands from September through Thanksgiving, and beginning in October families start selecting the biggest, roundest, most perfectly-formed pumpkins for doorstep...read more
A few years ago, in August 2010 to be exact, I wrote a piece for this magazine about an apple-picking fall weekend in the Hudson Valley and used the small city of Hudson as the base for all the activities....read more
Ever since I began writing cookbooks almost three decades ago, I have been fond of mingling phIlosophy with food.
The first chapter in my “Nantucket Open-House Cookbook” kicked off with the following...read more
Whether the weather is warm and sunny or blowing a gale and raining, this is the weekend when everyone breaks their grills out of winter storage and fires them up.
Growing up, grilling meant loading up...read more
All and Andrea Kovalencik certainly have one of the most charming island restaurants in the Company of the Cauldron. The rich wood tones and plaster walls adorned with antiques and nautical memorabilia and...read more
A few weeks ago I was presented with a copy of Patricia Wells’ new book, “Salad as a Meal” (HarperCollins, 2011). Salad as a subject for meals have always held great interest for me so I dug into Wells’...read more
If there is one fruit that is in the forefront of our cultural consciousness, it has to be the apple. Just think of all the everyday expressions that revolve around this versatile fruit.
“An apple a day...read more
One of the great treats in life is to stumble upon something unexpected while partaking of an enjoyable pastime. While walking on a seldom-used path in the woods, over-run by wild grapes, I recall doing...read more