Seared Scallop Salad

The Atlantic sea scallop is the largest concentration of sea scallops in the world.  Once prevalent from Cape Cod to Long Island, bay scallops today are largely unique to wild scallop beds still found off of Chatham, Wellfleet, Martha’s  Vineyard … Continue reading

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Breadan Eireann

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on Cape Cod with a recipe from Chef Chris Lynch. He recommends preparing Breadan Eireann, a delicious combination of seafood, mashed potatoes, mushrooms and onions.  After you prepare this delicious meal for your guests they might … Continue reading

A Cape Cod Classic: Baked Crab, Lobster and Artichoke Dip

A few years ago, Executive Chef Jeff White gave us his recipe for Baked Crab, Lobster and Artichoke Dip. Year after year, our Blog followers have made this recipe one of the most popular of all the hors d’oeuvre recipes found … Continue reading

Classic Salmon Gravlax

Although the Red Pheasant restaurant is gone, many of Chef Bill Atwood’s fabulous recipes still survive in our archives.  This recipe for Salmon Gravlax never stopped being a best seller in the restaurant.  It’s a great recipe for holiday entertaining! … Continue reading

Chef Alan Zox’s Tortilla Soup

In August of 2017, Chef Alan Zox was appointed Executive Director of the Cape Cod Culinary Incubator.  He will be creating kitchen space and holding culinary workshops for Cape Codders who are in love with food, environmentally conscious and interested … Continue reading

Pork Tenderloin with Caramelized Onions and Maple Demi-Glaze

Although everyone is interested in the new restaurants popping up, there’s a reason that some restaurants are incredibly popular 28 years later.  The Captain Linnell House is one of the most popular restaurants on Cape Cod.   Chef Bill Conway … Continue reading

Chef Shareef Badaway’s Warm Jonah Crab Fondue

Chef Shareef Badaway’s passion for cooking started at a very early age. Growing up in Syracuse, New York, he would frequently help his mother in the kitchen. Whether it was for nightly family meals or dinner parties entertaining guests, cooking … Continue reading

President Grant’s Dinner on the Vineyard

President Ulysses S. Grant, the 18th President of the United States, traveled with his wife and entourage from Washington, DC, to Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard in August, 1874.  President Grant arrived on Martha’s Vineyard on the side wheel steamship River … Continue reading

Chef Buchanan’s Mahi-Mahi Tacos

  Chef Clarke Buchanan, co-owner and one of the managing partners at Sam Diego’s Mexican Restaurant and Bar (  is responsible for the kitchens (among other things) at their two locations, on route 132 in Hyannis and at 51 Main … Continue reading

Baked Day Boat Haddock with Champagne and Beurre Blanc with Fresh Lobster Meat

Florence Lowell, owner and executive chef of the Naked Oyster Bistro and Raw Bar on Main Street in Hyannis, hails from the Atlantic coast of France, near Bordeaux. It is a region directly across the ocean from the Cape, and … Continue reading