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Eating with Vineyard folk

One of the greatest traditions of Martha’s Vineyard’s food culture and community is the fact that we eat in. Sure, there are great restaurants...

Dinner at the Davis House

Allen Whiting still lives in the Davis House where he and his sister, Prudy Whiting, and brother, Danny Whiting, were born. Allen and his...

Reunion: Bringing it back to M.V.

Leah Brown’s 60 cousins throw a little (Reliable) spice on their traditional summer fish Leah Brown’s parents, Kenneth and Leander Brown, first came to Oak...

Anne and Julianne Vanderhoop: Matriarchs of Aquinnah

Tina Miller and I sat down with Juli Vanderhoop and her mother Anne Vanderhoop on a sunny fall afternoon to hear their food story...

Cooking with My Sister

My sister Erin Doyle is 47 years old and has a complicated relationship with the kitchen. She LOVES food. She helps to plant and...

My Kitchen Table

Our kitchen table is the hub of our family and social life. It’s where we eat family meals and dinners with guests, where we...

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