• grilled artichokes

    Grilled Artichokes

    Grilled artichokes make an amazing appetizer or side dish.  They are easy to make, super healthy and in most areas of the country reasonably affordable. Step 1 Parboil your artichokes for roughly 20 minutes with 1 to 2 lemons cut into wedges.  Leave the artichokes whole and add a little salt to the water.     Step 2 Prepare an ice bath for the chokes, to prevent over cooking after you boil them.  Once they have cooled in the ice bath, cut the artichokes in half (top to bottom).  Remove the purple leaves and “hairy” center, leaving the edible leaves and tender heart.  Top liberally with olive oil and season…