Happy Girl Kitchen Co. is organizing a way for all of us to help those who lost their homes in the Big Sur fire, they will be making daily runs and shuttling collected clothing, food and gifts down to the Big Sur Grange. Everyone help out!
The deep-seated Castroville DNA is apparent in the artichoke nachos, artichoke dip and the artichoke decorations—including original Artichoke Festival Queen Marilyn Monroe (aka Norma Jean).
At the Giant Artichoke on Cannery Row, Chef Martinez will be given room to add finer dining element to the menu that descends—and shortens—with nightfall and explores lots of creative new artichoke incarnations. Think artichoke-stuffed salmon, artichoke ravioli and natural steaks with artichoke butter. (via Monterey County Weekly)
It probably wasn't hard to spot the smoke billowing around the Monterey Peninsula today. A prescribed controlled burn was ignited at 10:20 a.m. Monday on the former Fort Ord military base near Seaside.