Cooking an Artichoke: Simmer right-side-up

Cooking an Artichoke: Simmer right-side-up

After simmering the prepared artichoke upside-down for 20 minutes, covered: grab with tongs, turn right-side-up. Be sure stock pot has 1/2 inch of water and bring to boil. Reduce to a strong simmer, cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Don’t lift the lid!

Step 1. Trimming the leaves.
Step 2. Simmer upside-down
Step 3. Simmer right-side up.
Step 4. Eat the leaves.
Step 5. Preparing the choke.
Step 6. Removing the ‘hair.’
Step 7: Eating the choke.

Adapted from:
"How To Make (And Eat) A Perfect Steamed Artichoke"
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Posted by cizauskas on 2012-06-03 12:12:38

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