Cooking Archives - Cape Cod LIFE Publications

Island delights: Martha’s Vineyard inspired recipes!

From farm-to-table to family fare, Martha’s Vineyard epicureans are dishing out fresh, inspired creations in their latest cookbooks.

The Beetlebung Farm Cookbook • Spaghetti with Crab and Zucchini

By: Chris Fischer (with Catherine Young)
“Vineyard waters are full of crabs, but few are sold on the island these days. … That leaves plenty of crabs around for those of us willing…

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Create your own family cookbook

“Behind every recipe you love is a story you want to share.” With that philosophy in mind, longtime friends Bill Rice and Chip Lowell formed the Great Family Cookbook Project, a website for collecting recipes and creating cookbooks. What began 12 years ago as a way for Rice, a Wellfleet resident, to compile all of his family’s beloved recipes has…

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Boiling down to the details

Homeowner and mason team up to render the ultimate outdoor dream kitchen

It is said that too many cooks in the kitchen spoil the broth, but when building a dream outdoor kitchen, it takes many hands to create a culinary masterpiece, as was the case with this spacious outdoor kitchen in Falmouth.
Situated under a large pergola, this multi-station, three-season kitchen features a fireplace…

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Her star is on the rise

Michele Ragussis is a reality TV celebrity and an executive chef at a popular P-town restaurant
Even though celebrity chef Michele Ragussis has appeared on seven major TV food shows and has more shows in the works, she has not let stardom go to her head. When guests dine at Central House at The Crown & Anchor Hotel in Provincetown, the gregarious…

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The spirits of summer

Try these 10 Cape & Islands cocktails at home

Summer is almost upon us, and the grills will be sizzling, the patio furniture will be placed and the speakers will be pouring out the sounds of Cape Cod’s most popular season. One important question remains: what cocktails will Cape and Islanders be enjoying this year?
The culture of cocktails has been booming…

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Are you in the market for a fire pit?

Here are a few suggestions and tips—and one Cape resident’s installation account

Imagine gathering around a roaring bonfire in the backyard with family and friends—roasting marshmallows and cracking a few cold ones on a breezy summer night. Laughter fills the air as stories are told for hours on end while the memories being made are just as palpable as the warmth…

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