Ginger Chews

from: Ginger

Candy that’s digest-friendly. Available at Cronig’s Healthy Additions, Vineyard Haven, The Ginger People, $1.49–$3.79.

Ginger Chews

Stewart’s Key Lime Soda

Sip a cold bottle on the steps of Alley’s General Store, about $1.50.

Pam’s Provisions Basil Pesto

from: Green is the New Black

Made on MV, available at farmers’ markets, Morning Glory Farm and Cronig’s.

Chocopologie’s Fresh Mint Chocolate Bar

from: Green is the New Black

64% cacao swirled with potent mint. $7.99, LeRoux, Main Street, Vineyard Haven.

Green Mukhwas

Indian cusinine’s perfumey after- dinner mints and digestive. www.indianblend.com, $6.99.

Andes Creme De Menthe

A lickety-splity after- dinner mint, right out of the days of supper clubs and
old ‘55s.

Gluten-Free Ginger Snaps

from: Ginger

Oh, snap! These crunchy, spicy cookies are just what you need when you’re having your mid-afternoon cup of tea. Crush them up and put them in ice cream, too. Available at Cronig’s, Mi-Del, $3.79.

Gluten-Free Ginger Snaps

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

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.

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.