How to Trim and Cook an Artichoke: An Illustrated Step-by-Step Guide

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How to Trim and Cook an Artichoke: An Illustrated Step-by-Step Guide

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ARTICHOKES WERE all the rage in the 1960s Los Angeles of my childhood. We lived just a few hours south of Castroville, “Artichoke Capitol of the World,” and my appetite for this food only increased when I learned that Marilyn Monroe had once been queen of the town’s annual artichoke festival.

Artichokes possess a certain glamour, to be sure, and a whiff of exoticism, too. Encountering one for the first time, some people are downright intimidated. But eating an artichoke is a simple and highly satisfying matter of…

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