Blue Lollipop

from: Summer Blues

Free at the Martha’s Vineyard Savings Banks. Now here’s something sweet to make you feel good about banking. And you just never know where you’re going to find a rainbow.

Blue Lollipop

Blue Mermaid

from: Summer Blues

Beware of the skinny dip with this mermaid. Don’t follow her in too deep, for she can hold her breath for a very long, long, time. Blue curacao, hypnotiq, pineapple rum, splash of lime. $12 @ the Sidecar Café and Bar, 16 Kennebec Avenue, Oak Bluffs.

Blue Mermaid

Fish Platters

from: Summer Blues

Serve your sushi on yin and yang fish platters by Aqua available at Bluefish, 11 Winter Street, Edgartown. Sizes and styles vary, priced between $20-$30.

Fish Platters

Blue Cheese

from: Summer Blues

Good mold makes stinking good blue cheese: salty, creamy, piquant. Trickle on some local honey, scoop up with sliced pears or apples. Yum! Fiddlehead farm cheese counter, 632 State Road, West Tisbury, and Cronig’s markets in Vineyard Haven and West Tisbury.

Blue Cheese

New Lane Sundries Jalapeño Hot Pepper Jelly

Kitchen Tip of the Day: Smear a little- to-a-lot of new lane Sundries ja- lapeño Hot pepper jelly on cream cheese or goat cheese atop crackers or in a grilled cheese sandwich for some zoom. Jelly-mama Linda Alley says, ‘But wait, don’t stop there!’ Seek out her other brazen conserves, includ- ing Red Pepper Ginger Marmalade. Available at Cronig’s, West Tisbury Farmers’ Market, Alley’s, Fiddlehead Farm, Garcia’s Deli, and Katama General Store; about $6.

Pirate Passion

Pirate Passion, EV’s hot-sour-cold- sweet drink of the summer: Take one straight-up packet of sour Passion Fruit pulp and mix into two cups of cold water. Then shake as-much-as-you-dare Pirata brand Pimenta-Malagueta (a vinegar-based hot sauce) and a slight slosh of real maple syrup. Stir well, drink it down. Heave-ho & raise high the Scoville heat factor in a DIY drink that makes one Aquinnah landscaper we know break out in smooth, sweet song. Now there’s an endorsement! Polpa de Maracujá by Icefruit ($4.50) and Pirata® Pimenta-Malagueta ($3.50), available at the Vineyard Grocer, Vineyard Haven.

José Can You Sea Salt

José can you Sea Salt—so the label warns—“could be addictive.” Yo, José, you ARE addictive – own it! We carry you around in our bag and shake you out to season our egg sandwiches, hummus, soups, popcorn…you name it, we José it. Made in Chilmark, available at Alley’s General Store as well as many fine stores and pantries across the Island or visit www.bytheseasalt. com. 4-ounce jar, about $4.50.