WINTER 2015 TABLE OF CONTENTS December 4, 2015November 29, 2015 by Edible Monterey Bay 4 GRIST FOR THE MILL 6 EDIBLE NOTABLES There’s a farm in my glass Gathering for Women Backstage Organics Bee boy 16 WHAT’S IN SEASON BRUSSELS SPROUTS AND KALETTES Putting the spotlight back on a one-time Central Coast star 20 WINTER 2015 FARMERS’ MARKETS 22 WINTER FORAGING CALIFORNIA BAY LAUREL A spicy, floral local seasoning for all seasons 24 SUPER MARKETS SHOPPER’S CORNER A market that’s all about its shoppers 28 OUT TO SEA TUNA DIPLOMACY Meet the former Washington insider working to put some bite in the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s conservation program 35 ON THE VINE CORKS VS. SCREW CAPS What’s your closure? 38 EDIBLE HISTORY THE FUTURE OF THE PAST Exploring Monterey’s historic adobes 42 BACK OF THE HOUSE RESTAURANT 1833 Goats, ghosts and grand ambitions 49 DINE LOCAL GUIDE 60 LOCAL SOURCE GUIDE 64 LAST 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 ISSUE 7 White Sage Manhattan 19 Kalettes, Burrata and Apples on Toast Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon 23 Bay Laurel-Roasted Spot Prawns with Bay Fruit Sauce and Meyer Lemon 47 Guajillo Chile-Crusted Baby Back Pork Ribs Online at ediblemontereybay.com: Sage Bitters About the author Edible Monterey Bay + posts At Edible Monterey Bay, our mission is to celebrate the local food cultures of Santa Cruz, San Benito and Monterey Counties, season by season. Edible Monterey Bay https://www.ediblemontereybay.com/author/ediblemontereybay/ Why Advertise in Edible Monterey Bay? Edible Monterey Bay https://www.ediblemontereybay.com/author/ediblemontereybay/ Subscribe Now to Edible Monterey Bay magazine! Edible Monterey Bay https://www.ediblemontereybay.com/author/ediblemontereybay/ Contact Info Edible Monterey Bay https://www.ediblemontereybay.com/author/ediblemontereybay/ Get your appetite ready!