artichokes

Marinated Baby Artichokes

Marinated Baby Artichokes

  Native to the western and central Mediterranean, the artichoke is a domesticated variety of the wild cardoon. Cardone, in Italian, is a thistle and looks like large stocks of…
Artichoke lemon & Pistachio Pesto

Artichoke lemon & Pistachio Pesto

  This light and bright pesto is simply perfect for spring and after you taste it you will want to keep some on hand. Initially, I was going to make…
Creamy Carciofi Soup

Creamy Carciofi Soup

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  Artichokes (carciofi), can be enjoyed in many ways. I have grilled, stuffed, and fritattafied (not a real word in any language) them. One of my husband’s favorite artichoke recipes…

Carciofi alle Brace (Char-Grilled Artichokes)

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  As Pellegrino Artusi, the best-selling nineteenth century Italian cookbook author said, “everyone knows how to cook artichokes on a grill”.¬†Well, if you haven’t attempted it yet, here’s your opportunity…
Baked Artichoke Frittata

Baked Artichoke Frittata

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  Fritatte are a staple in my home, usually made on top of the stove in a skillet and finished off under the broiler or in the oven. Or they…

Stuffed Artichokes (Carcioffi Ripieni)

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  Stuffing artichokes, although not complicated is time consuming. It is the perfect family activity because all ages can participate. The adults need to prepare the artichokes (cleaning and trimming),…