From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.
Typical artichoke dips are loaded with cream cheese and mayo; make a light, dairy-free artichoke dip instead, it'll be every bit as crowd-pleasing, but easier on your waistline.
It's worth breaking through artichokes' spiky exteriors to get to their delicately flavored leaves and hearts.
This leafy, multi-layered vegetable may look intimidating, but it's a lot easier to trim, steam and devour than it seems.
Follow these step-by-step instructions on how to eat an artichoke
If you haven't tried whole artichokes, you're missing out on a nutritional powerhouse with a delightful flavor. Try stuffing them and baking them tonight.
I’ll never forget the first time I saw an artichoke plant – it was wild and unexpected. When it comes to cooking, this veggie may also be a bit mysterious to some folks. Artichokes are more user-friendly than you might think – and by the way, they’re really good for you too!
Artichoke hearts have amazing flavor and boast some serious nutrients.
Traditional artichoke dip is delicious, but the calories and fat lurking in every bite may surprise you.