Have you ever contemplated an artichoke and wondered, “How, exactly, does one approach this thing?”
Here, in a few easy steps, we show you how to take on an artichoke and win. As you might expect, the process involves the slow cooker. Read on to find out how.
Fix-It and Forget-It Cookbook, Revised & Updated, page 19
Makes 4 servings
Prep. Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 2-10 hours
Ideal slow-cooker size: 4-qt.
1 tsp. salt
2 Tbsp. lemon juice
1. Wash and trim artichokes by cutting off the stems flush with the bottoms of the artichokes
and by cutting ¾-1 inch off the tops.
Stand upright in slow cooker.
2. Mix together salt and lemon juice and pour over artichokes. Pour in water to cover ¾ of artichokes.
3. Cover. Cook on Low 8-10 hours or on High 2-4 hours.
Serving suggestion: Serve with melted butter. Pull off individual leaves and dip bottom of each into butter. Using your teeth, strip the individual leaf of the meaty portion at the bottom of each leaf.