Christmas, the winter solstice and Hanukkah all come at the darkest time of the year, when the harvest has dwindled and nights are long. This is when the aroma of baking biscuits brings comfort and cheer — even… Read More
Use any kind of kale, or an assortment: lacinato, curly-leaf, Red Russian all work well in this salad. You can also substitute any kind of feta. Mermaid Farm makes our favorite, right here on Martha’s Vineyard.
Some of our favorite European-style cheeses come from Spring Brook Farm in Reading, Vermont, Their Reading is an excellent expression of the Raclette style, while Spring Brook Tarentaise is inspired by the French cheese Abondance. And then there’s… Read More
Extra-sharp cheddar from the Cabot Creamery Collective is our choice for these cheesy, satisfying biscuits. This recipe makes about a dozen. You can also skip the cheese and chives for a fine batch of plain biscuits.
Martha’s Vineyard has The Grey Barn, and Litchfield, Conn. has Arethusa Farm. These two dairies produce very different cheeses, but their stories have some elements in common.
Take an armchair tour of Smith’s Country Cheese in Winchendon, Mass., led by “big cheese” Dave Smith. Meet the cows and watch the cheesemaking process along with a group of students from Boston University.