WINTER 2015 TABLE OF CONTENTS December 4, 2015November 29, 2015 by Edible Monterey Bay 4GRIST FOR THE MILL6EDIBLE NOTABLES There’s a farm in my glass Gathering for Women Backstage Organics Bee boy16WHAT’S IN SEASON BRUSSELS SPROUTS AND KALETTES Putting the spotlight back on a one-time Central Coast star20WINTER 2015 FARMERS’ MARKETS22WINTER FORAGING CALIFORNIA BAY LAUREL A spicy, floral local seasoning for all seasons24SUPER MARKETS SHOPPER’S CORNER A market that’s all about its shoppers28OUT TO SEA TUNA DIPLOMACY Meet the former Washington insider working to put some bite in the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s conservation program35ON THE VINE CORKS VS. SCREW CAPS What’s your closure?38EDIBLE HISTORY THE FUTURE OF THE PAST Exploring Monterey’s historic adobes42BACK OF THE HOUSE RESTAURANT 1833 Goats, ghosts and grand ambitions49DINE LOCAL GUIDE60LOCAL SOURCE GUIDE64LAST CALL HOW TO PREPARE TAMALES An easy-to-follow graphic recipe for this holiday tradition COVER PHOTOGRAPH Pacfic bluefin tuna in the Open Sea exhibit at the Monterey Bay Aquarium by Patrick Tregenza. See p. 28. CONTENTS PHOTOGRAPH By Michelle Magdalena. See p. 35. RECIPES IN THIS ISSUE7White Sage Manhattan19Kalettes, Burrata and Apples on Toast Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon23Bay Laurel-Roasted Spot Prawns with Bay Fruit Sauce and Meyer Lemon47Guajillo Chile-Crusted Baby Back Pork Ribs Online at ediblemontereybay.com: Sage Bitters Edible Monterey BayAt Edible Monterey Bay, our mission is to celebrate the local food cultures of Santa Cruz, San Benito and Monterey Counties, season by season.