Category: The Art of the Artichoke

  • Artichokes with Lemon Aioli Dip

    INGREDIENTS 4 globe artichokes 2 lemons 1 recipe lemon aioli (see recipe) or any favorite vinaigrette DIRECTIONS Wash the artichokes to remove and grit between the leaves. Snap off the stems at the base, so the artichokes stand upright. Use kitchen shears to trim the tips of each leaf. Rub the cut leaves with lemon […]

  • Fried Artichokes Jewish Style

    Serves 4-6 INGREDIENTS 24 baby artichokes, trimmed 2 quarts vegetable oil for frying Salt and Red Pepper flakes Chopped Parsley Grated parmesan (optional) Lemon wedges DIRECTIONS Pour the oil in to a heavy pot and place over high heat. When the oil reaches 250 degrees, lower the heat. Fry the artichokes in batches for 3-4 […]

  • Artichoke Risotto with Peas and Pancetta

    Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 1 quart chicken stock 3 ounces pancetta, cut into ¼ inch dice 1 teaspoon olive oil â…“ cup finely chopped onion 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced 1 cup Arborio rice ¼ tablespoons white wine 1 cup peas (thawed if frozen) 1 recipe baby artichokes in lemon vinaigrette, drained and thinly sliced […]

  • Baby Artichokes with Lemon Vinaigrette

    Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 12 baby artichokes, trimmed and halved lengthwise ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus additional for serving ¼ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 4 garlic cloves, halved lengthwise 3 sprigs fresh thyme Coarse sea salt or kosher salt ½ teaspoon whole black peppercorns Chopped parsley DIRECTIONS Combine water, the oil, lemon juice, garlic, […]