One thing we islanders all have in common, of course, is boats, and each year I take to the sea with a list of books about boating and sailing.
Chef Deon Thomas’s Island Conch Cookery, chronicles the results, with dozens of recipes for the humble northern sea snail.

Eat chocolate every day. Yup, you read that right. Every day.


Chefs and eaters everywhere rejoiced when Sarah Leah Chase published New England Open-House Cookbook in 2015, after a hiatus of nearly two decades.
James Beard award-winning cookbook author Joan Nathan’s new cookbook, King Solomon’s Table, is filled with recipes as resplendent as those prepared for the fabled royalty.
Vegetables are the stars of Susie Middleton’s new cookbook Simple Green Suppers, taking Ms. Middleton and the reader back to her food-obsessed roots.