The Art of Artichokes

“Remind me to tell you about the time I looked into the heart of an artichoke.” ~Bette Davis in ‘All About Eve’


Leaves of Splendor

Leaves of Splendor


“Eating an artichoke is like getting to know someone really well.”~ Willi Hastings



Globes of Green

Globes of Green


“These things are just plain annoying. After all the trouble you go to, you get about as much actual “food” out of eating an artichoke as you would from licking 30 or 40 postage stamps. Have the shrimp cocktail instead.” ~Miss Piggy



Artichoke Abstract

Artichoke Abstract

Lining Up In Castroville

Lining Up In Castroville


“A woman is like an artichoke, you must work hard to get to her heart.” – Inspector Jacques Clouseau in The Pink Panther



Heart To Heart

Heart To Heart


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  1. very interesting…..’like getting to know someone”…of course..peeling the layers away…never thought them that way…so true!! love them!!

  2. They are as beautiful as they were good to eat!

  3. Thoroughly enjoyed the tour of Castroville farmer’s market. Now I’m hungry.

  4. Beautifull… Makes me laugh when I think of the first artichoke I ever ate … No one ga ve me instructions! I was young and inexperienced!

  5. LOVE that first shot! Busy blog week Janie 🙂

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