Category Archives: Appetizers

Roasted Artichoke


I was introduced to Roasted Artichoke when I went with my best friend Mary to this amazing restaurant downtown Chicago called Bandera. I have to give her a million thanks and blame her for my new love of artichokes. I have seen artichokes before and thought they looked too confusing to eat let alone cook with. But after this experience and now that artichokes are on sale at the grocery store (since they are a bit pricey), I can not stop cooking them! This simple recipe uses only 5 ingredients and the finished product looks as if you are at a 5 star restaurant. 🙂

One thing you need to know is how to actually eat an artichoke. Well this recipe will not only tell you how to cook one but also to deconstruct it so you can get all the deliciousness from it.

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