Stewed Artichokes With Garlic & Mint

Prep several small, slender-ish artichokes (think morelli or violet, not globes): Strip away all the tough outer leaves, cut off the tops, and scrape the outer fibrous layer from the stem. Quarter length-wise and remove the fuzzy choke (which should be minimal) and soak in…

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Risotto ai Carciofi

Seems we are continuing with an artichoke theme this week! After making yesterday’s stuffed ‘chokes, I decided to make an artichoke broth using all the vegetable scraps. Artichoke broth is nothing special to behold, yet it is very tasty and versatile (and reputed to have…

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