How to Eat an Artichoke?

Answer If you've never eaten an artichoke, you might be at a loss when confronted with preparing or consuming one. The procedure isn't intuitive--you don't just pop the leaves in your mouth and chew away,... Read More »

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Can you describe an artichoke?

A big green fruit that looks like a pear and lime.

How to Make Artichoke Dip?

Artichoke dip is easy to make and it is generally a big hit at parties. This version is a hot dip, served directly from the oven to the table (be sure to warn your guests!) and it goes well with cr... Read More »

How do I care for artichoke plants?

Planting and SpacingPlant artichoke seeds in 2- or 3-inch pots indoors two to three months before spring planting and about three weeks prior to the last frost date. Space plants 18 to 60 inches ap... Read More »

Is an artichoke a fruit or a vegetable?

An artichoke is a vegetable. An artichoke contains 60 calories, zero grams of fat, vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium and iron. Artichokes originated in Sicily, Italy. There are four varieties of artich... Read More »