Month: April 2007

Savoring Nantucket Scallops!

Scallop: – a shell of any of various marine bivalve mollusks of the family Pectinidae, with circular or fan- shaped shell valves. It is this edible flesh of these mollusks that has become the quest for many guests who ask Century House innkeeper Gerry, “Where can I get Nantucket scallops for dinner?” So famous is […]

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Discover the Beauty of Nantucket’s Coffin Park

Someone once said that “those who wonder are never lost.” In the truest sense, the wanderers are explorers without a map. They are the ones who live by no one’s rules or blueprints; but love the unknown. They live to explore and discover. On Nantucket they might get lost and stumble across any one of […]

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Nantucket Cranberries Galore!

Fall on Nantucket is a time to “Toast the Cranberry,” so named because of its pink blossoms that resemble the head of a crane. The berry was first cultivated in the United States in 1816 on Cape Cod where it flourished when cultivated under growing conditions similar to those found in the wild-including an acid, […]

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