Featured Recipe - Steamed Artichokes with Lemon-Butter Sauce
May 2023 | Exclusive for Premium Subscribers
If you have ever wondered why artichokes have those little sharp spines on their “leaves” which are more properly known as bracts, it’s because you are eating the bud of a thistle! The bracts conceal a fuzzy, fibrous and inedible center known as the choke.
All of the bracts on the outside of the artichoke are too fibrous to chew and swallow, so you have…