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This article was written by Michael May, Executive Director of the Nantucket Preservation Trust and is reprinted with his permission from the NPT's website,...

I just returned to the island after 5 days of re-connecting with my extended family and I’m kind of excited to start making my own meals again. I really...

When we’re talking about vegetables and flowers these days, the word ‘heirloom’ is bandied about quite a lot. Heirloom vegetables are grown from seeds that...

It’s the time of year when new, freshly-harvested vegetables become available every day.  I rejoice each year when the sugar snap peas are ready, and look...

This morning as I finished my third and last batch of strawberry jam, I waited for the tell-tale sound of successful jam-making; the satisfactory 'pop' of the...

What a great time of year.  Yesterday our housemate went out fishing with some friends and brought back three beautiful fillets of striped bass. (You should...

I did a lot of strawberry picking this weekend.  This will be my 26th summer at Bartlett’s Farm and this is the best strawberry picking I have seen. On...

My house has often been filled with lilies.  When we were young newlyweds, my husband worked in the plant pathology lab at Penn State. In addition to testing...

It’s turning out to be another weather year similar to the one we had in 2009 when, tomato growers large and small lost their tomatoes to a devastating disease...

Those of you who know me are probably aware that I have a ‘thing’ about Julia Child. It’s not an obsession, quite, but I admire the woman she was and feed into...

Everybody needs a garden. I'm not talking about acres of vegetables, or perennial borders that wrap around the whole house, unless that's your thing.  No, I'm...

Hummus is a Middle Eastern dip made from mashed chik peas, tahini, garlic, olive oil, lemon juice and salt. I found myself spending oodles of money on small...

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