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The Loneliest Raccoon

by Sarah Treanor Bois, Director of Research & Education for the Linda Loring Nature Foundation Last week an animal was seen on Nantucket that hadn’t been seen in at least a year. One mention of it on Facebook immediately garnered over 120 likes and comments. People wanted to know every …

Autumn Cocktail Twists

~ by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier + Certified Wine Educator, Proprietress of Épernay Wine & Spirits ~ As we transition from summer into autumn here on Nantucket Island, it is important to take advantage of what Mother Nature still has to offer. Temperatures begin to decrease a few degrees at night, the …

Nantucket Cookbooks

Bringing a Taste of Nantucket Home

With the summer season coming to a close, one way to bring Nantucket home with you (where ever home happens to be) is to take some favorite Nantucket recipes with you. Over the years a number of cookbooks have been published by Nantucket chefs and restaurateurs, as well as by …

Cooking with Tomatoes | Nantucket, MA

A Taste of Summer Sunshine

~ by Jessica Taryn Daub ~ Fresh tomatoes are a taste of summer sunshine, and the farms on Nantucket grow many varieties of delicious vine-ripened tomatoes: standard, heirloom, cherry, plum, and more! Our favorite way to partake is a tomato sandwich: thick, juicy slices sprinkled with sea salt and pepper …

Baked Clams | Nantucket, MA

Diggin’ Clams

~ by Jessica Taryn Daub ~ The humble clam. Unpretentious and drab, these little bivalves have been a staple in the diet of coastal northeasterners for centuries. They bring the essence of the sea to your table and can be made the hero of an innumerable amount of dishes. Whether …