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.
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.
This leafy, multi-layered vegetable may look intimidating, but it's a lot easier to trim, steam and devour than it seems.
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!
Traditional artichoke dip is delicious, but the calories and fat lurking in every bite may surprise you.
Learn how to make Rachael Ray's Spinach Artichoke Salad this meatless Monday.
Artichoke hearts have amazing flavor and boast some serious nutrients.