Is the Jerusalem artichoke an Orchid?

Answer Answer No, it's actually part of the sunflower family.

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What is a Jerusalem artichoke?

Jerusalem artichokes are a vegetable that are a winter alternative to the potato they are a relative of the sunflower both are Helianthus .PCH=A type of sunflower

How do you cook a Jerusalem artichoke?

They are good cut into chunks, tossed in olive oil and salt and roasted at 400 until they are soft, 20-30 mins. Or boiled and mashed with butter. They are sweet and taste a bit like sunflower seeds... Read More »

How to Eat an Artichoke?

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 »

Can you describe an artichoke?

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