Farm to Typewriter: An Essayist's Menu
Chris Fischer

My grandfather was ninety-six years old when he died. He tripped, a bucket of fertilizer in one hand and a shovel in the other.

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Going Cuckoo for Kale
Bill Eville
Catherine Walthers digs deep into the richness that is kale in her new cookbook Kale, Glorious Kale.
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Farm to Cookbook for Do It Yourself Dining
Sydney Bender
Morning Glory Farm introduces its second cookbook with a reading on Tuesday at the farm stand. "In this book, vegetables are the stars," said Jim Athearn.
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Helping Men Get a Leg Up in the Kitchen
Derek Schwartz
For more than 10 years, Steven Raichlen resisted writing a men’s cookbook.
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Sowing Seeds of Change; On Screen, At the Dinner Table and On the Farm
Remy Tumin
Film producer and environmental advocate Laurie David has a new message: cook or be cooked. Her latest documentary, Fed Up, was produced with longtime news anchor Katie Couric.
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Cooking It Up the Vineyard Way
Phyllis Meras
Longtime Island resident Jane Farrow has written an Island cookbook. It is filled with recipes for the sophisticated dishes that Jane and her late husband, Ted, used to serve at their Chilmark dinner parties.
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Down on Green Island Farm: Susie Middleton Pens Third Cookbook
Remy Tumin
Susie Middleton, farmer, chef, food magazine editor, photographer, cookbook author and Vineyard resident, moved to the Island in 2008. Today, she is the owner of Green Island Farm in West Tisbury and just published her third book, Fresh from the Farm: A Year of Recipes and Stories.
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Cookbook Collaborators Aim To Give Parents Sweet Relief
Ivy Ashe

Thanks to a collaboration between Vineyard Nutrition and Island Grown Schools, Island families have seen their resources for healthy eating multiply in the past few months. With funding from a Mass in Motion grant, registered nutritionists Prudence Athearn Levy and Josh Levy co-wrote Vineyard Family Cooking, a booklet featuring recipes that are easy to prepare, tasty and healthy. The grant also covers the cost of a family cooking class series, taught by Mr. Levy and featuring recipes from the booklet, that began last month.

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Two-Stepping? It’s Easy Cooking Green
Holly Nadler

FAST FRESH & GREEN: More Than 90 Delicious Recipes for Veggie Lovers. By Susie Middleton, photographs by Ben Fink. Chronicle Books, April 2010. $24.95 in softcover.

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French Seasoning for the Kitchen Shelf
Phyllis Meras

Quiches, Kugels, and Couscous: My Search For Jewish Cooking In France by Joan Nathan of Washington, D.C., and Chilmark, is a delectable-looking cookbook with hundreds of delicious recipes. And, best of all, since many of them come from the hot climates of southern France and North Africa, you’re sure to be able to find in it just what you want to serve at a mid-summer Island dinner party.

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