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For this strange week: a versatile chili and pantry essentials you already have.

A cookbook author makes the most of quarantine cooking — and her son's company.

Forget about rock star ingredients — there are already more flavor-boosters in your pantry and larder than you probably realize.

To find out what's open on the Island, click here for a list that will be updated daily by The Vineyard Gazette. With the start of the shelter-in-place order on March 24, many Island businesses will now be closed. Grocery stores and some farm stands remain open. And some Island restaurants are still offering takeout.  



Improvising in the kitchen is a great skill to learn right now; here's how to get started.

We've got the perfect distraction for you this week — dreaming up a kitchen garden. What fun things will you grow? Lemon basil? Zebra tomatoes? Honeynut squash? How big will your garden be and where will you put it?

We're all about comfort and sustenance this week: Make pound cake, invite friends for tacos, roast some vegetables.

Learn all the tricks to making a super-moist pound cake with deep vanilla flavor. Bake it once, then change it up with add-ins or use it in a trifle or a berry dessert.


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