previous topic · next topic
les319522

Joined: Dec 11
Posts: 31

      quote  
Posted: 19 Jun 2012, 09:56
So while I was in the grocery store the other day I spotted a whole artichoke and decided since I've never had a fresh one before I would try it. So now that I have it, would someone tell me what I should do with it? How do I cook it? Do I cook it?
Hoser

Joined: Jul 10
Posts: 2,052

      quote  
Posted: 19 Jun 2012, 10:27
Slice the stem off close to the bottom. You can cut the tips off of the leaves if you'd like, but I never bother.

I steam mine on the stove for 30-45 minutes.

You can do a web search for "how to steam an artichoke" and "how to eat an artichoke" if you'd like better info.

lesliecowey

Joined: May 12
Posts: 5

      quote  
Posted: 19 Jun 2012, 10:39
not sure how strict your diet is but i always make lemon butter for mine. it is just 50/50 of fresh lemon juice and butter (for one artachoke i would do 1/2 a cup each) after u steam it pull the leaves off and dip it in, the way you eat it is strip the "meat" off the inside of the leaves with your bottom teeth. when i steam it i just wait til i can easly pull a bottom leaf off with your fingers.
They have alterenitives for butter that will be a little healthier of coarse...enjoy!
You cannot plough a field
by turning it over in your mind.
lisakp71

Joined: Jun 10
Posts: 527

      quote  
Posted: 19 Jun 2012, 14:07
Lemon/mayo (I know, I KNOW) is a great combo too. Sticks a little better to the leaf. And it's flipping delicious.

Dang, now I REALLY want an artichoke for dinner.
les319522

Joined: Dec 11
Posts: 31

      quote  
Posted: 19 Jun 2012, 17:18
Thanks everyone! I will be trying this tomorrow night!
voluptuous...

Joined: Sep 11
Posts: 22

      quote  
Posted: 20 Jun 2012, 00:07
you can grill artichokes too and dip the leaves in balsamic and olive oil-or Italian dressing-yum!
Shawna
les319522

Joined: Dec 11
Posts: 31

      quote  
Posted: 27 Jun 2012, 22:05
Tried the artichoke and LOVED it. I will definitely be having that again.



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

Grilled Ranch Pork Chops with Peach Jalapeno Salsa
This sounds really good, will have to try it. Thank you.
by Purplesgirl98 on 14 Jun 18 11:44 AM
Roasted Balsamic Chicken with Baby Tomatoes Recipe
1/2 cup balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard, or more to taste 1 clove garlic, or more to taste, minced salt and freshly ground pepper to taste 4 large skinless, boneless ...
by rubyt23 on 12 Jun 18 05:22 PM
Miss your pasta? Try 'Shirataki Noodles' 5 calories per 100gm!!
Thanks :)
by levonne101 on 11 Jun 18 02:12 AM
Can't have lemon juice, need a sub for it
Thanks Annba!
by Cat64 on 21 May 18 07:52 PM
Question about varying nutrition information
Many food entries are done by users, it's always wise to check if variations look suspicious. There is a USDA site to check basic foods, and carb and calorie counter books / websites, that you can ...
by gz9gjg on 02 Apr 18 10:29 AM