artichoke : Definition, Usages, News and More

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or tuh chohk

  • n  Mediterranean thistlelike plant widely cultivated for its large edible flower head
  • n  a thistlelike flower head with edible fleshy leaves and heart

  • The few gourmands who still fancy that pulpy, parsnippy root, which is no kin to the conelike epicurean artichoke (Cynara scolymus), claim that the Jerusalem artichoke tastes best .
  • The event probably did not revolutionize French cooking as is sometimes suggested, but it did bring the artichoke north.
  • Many Americans who only ten years ago thought that an artichoke was part of an automobile now serve it regularly at table; Artichoke Industries of Castroville, Calif, froze 2.
News & Articles

  • Prosciutto-wrapped shrimp with spinach, artichoke hearts and white beans
    On today's Cooking at Home recipe, Chef Dan Eaton wraps large shrimp with thin-sliced prosciutto and then serves it with garlic sauteed spinach, artichoke hearts and white beans. Use about four shrimp per serving and about 1/3 of a slice of prosciutto for each shrimp.
    June 21, 2013 - News 14 Carolina
  • Easy Braised Pork
    Peppercorn pork tenderloin, marinated artichoke hearts and basil-garlic polenta star in this quick-and-easy one-pot dinner.
    June 20, 2013 - Beauregard Daily News

  • Todd English in SYS-CON Media
    I normally like to give my party guests a wide selection of small bites to enjoy while they socialize,says Chef Todd English . "I like to put a twist on traditional favorites- such as my artichoke guacamole- to get the crowd buzzing. I...
  • Jeff Feagles in The Salem News
    My days as an Artichoke were very few, and that was a long time ago,said Feagles, who is hoping to get special dispensation from coach Tom Coughlin to allow him out of the locker room at halftime to take in the performance by Tom Petty....
  • Pablo Neruda in
    Thus ends in peace this career of the armed vegetable which is called an artichoke,Pablo Neruda writes.

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