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Island Cooking

Summer Saturdays – Island Cooking

by Maryjane Mojer, Bartlett’s Ocean View Farm “The most amazing thing about getting to be a grandparent is that the very kids you made so many mistakes on (may have-could have-damaged irreparably) grow up and honor you by trusting you with their babies. Could there be greater grace?” Pure, joyful, …

Rums on Nantucket

Smooth Sailing Rums

by Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie Salt air breezes, toes in the sand, and sunshine on your face are all synonymous with island living on Nantucket, and no other spirit can make a cocktail that emulates life on an island quite like rum. Rum, made from sugarcane or a molasses product, …

oatmeal | Nantucket, MA

The Pulse of the Rock

by Maryjane Mojer Bartlett’s Ocean View Farm I haven’t really lived anywhere but Nantucket for any significant length of time. Not to say that I won’t. I have plans…oh, I have plans. I have no clue what they are but I’ve got ‘em. In the past few years, I find …

Seaside Sips for Summer | Nantucket, MA

Seaside Sips for Summer

by Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie Only five Fridays left until Labor Day Weekend. Makes you think about what remains on your Nantucket Summer Bucket List. You mapped it out at the beginning of season, but your busy social schedule, kids at camp, and weekly houseguests got the best of you …

Oysters | Nantucket, MA

Treats in Shells

by Maryjane Mojer Bartlett’s Ocean View Farm I was not quite born in the Dark Ages, but was born before ultrasounds and knowing the gender of your child was the norm. Either maternal intuition or a needle on the end of a thread swinging side to side during the baby …

Strawberries | Nantucket, MA

Summer Fresh

by Maryjane Mojer Bartlett’s Ocean View Farm   Strawberries are coming on strong right now, and picking is well underway. I’ve picked about six quarts so far. My friend, Hilary is moving off island this fall. She stopped by my desk at work and said “I’m going to go pick. …

littlenecks | Nantucket, MA

Where It All Began

by Maryjane Mojer Bartlett’s Ocean View Farm My career in restaurants began as a waitress. Though not many believe it, I had always wanted to wait tables. It just seemed like such a great job. Active, busy, serving people great food. I started waitressing for Robin and EJ at EJ …