October 09, 2012
Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe
Nate Stearns, Alex Moore, and author Michael Andor Brodeur shucked corn, one of many tasks at Nautical Thanksgiving in Scituate.
From left: Jules Grant, Michael Andor Brodeur, Alex Moore, Evan Garza, and Lena Adams celebrated Nautical Thanksgiving with a game of bocce.
The evening game of bocce was played right next to the water.
Jules Grant and Alex Karsanidi looked for seaweed to use for cooking.
Grant fell in the water during her ocean search for seaweed.
Grant delivered the seaweed to kitchen captain Avery Appleton.
A mozzarella bar was set out.
The group of friends started eating.
Avery Appleton poured champagne into a mignonette for oysters.
The oysters were served with Prosecco mignonette.
Porchetta cooked on the grill.
Alex Moore, Anthony Greene, Nate Stearns, and Michael Brodeur tended to the grill.
Darcy Adams continued the cooking.
Peppers were prepared for cooking and turned into roasted pepper tapenade.
The friends sat down to eat.
The lobsters at Nautical Thanksgiving were steamed with seaweed.
Gary Strack's “poor man’s porchetta.”
Lena salad was named for Nautical Thanksgiving hostess Lena Cobb Adams.