Do not be afraid of artichokes! They can be scary with their spikes and thistle, but there's an easy way to quickly enjoy this delicious Spring vegetable. Join Chef Katie as she shows you how to use your Microwave for Quick, 4-Minute Artichoke enjoyment.
Quick Microwave Steam
Under 4 Minutes
Delicious Vegetarian Artichoke Recipes:
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More Artichoke Love and Learning:
The name "artichoke" derives from the Ligurian word "cocali" which means "pinecone", from What'sCookingAmerica.com: http://whatscookingamerica.net/History/ArtichokeHistory.htm
Pickled Artichokes Recipe from Honest-Food.net: http://honest-food.net/2012/04/18/pickled-artichokes-recipe/
About the Author:
Chef Katie Simmons
Katie is a Personal Chef based in Chicago. She specializes in creating delicious, healthy recipes for those with special dietary concerns like gluten-free, oil-free, plant-based, and low-residue. Outside of the kitchen, she is a Fitness Instructor for Equinox, with over 13 years experience in the fitness industry, and a blogger for Kuli Kuli Foods. For fun, she loves to travel, with her most recent travel involving 10 days of hiking in the Patagonia of Argentina and Chile.