What if my artichoke is purple in the middle?

Chef's answer
Spread the leaves apart until you can see the purple leaves down in the center of the artichoke. ... Under those purple leaves is the fuzzy choke, which you also remove. After the artichoke is cooked you can scoop out the choke, revealing the artichoke bottom, which is the best part.Nov 18, 2010
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Artichoke water, or Arty Water (its brand name) claims to improve your immunity and detoxify your liver.Apr 29, 2015
  • Boil 1.5 gallons of water for 4 artichokes, 20 minutes.
  • Cover with lid. ...
  • Then remove the artichokes.
  • Drink tea with lemon and honey for added taste.
  • I also added a sprig of rosemary for more flavor, but that is optional.
  • Mar 18, 2014
    Mix some artichoke heart essence into your next batch of: Risotto. Chicken or tuna salad. Marinara sauce....Add a little drizzle of olive juice to your next batch of:
  • Hummus.
  • Pickles.
  • Roasted cauliflower.
  • Tomato salad.
  • Ceviche.
  • Salsa verde.
  • May 6, 2015
    And there is very little difference between it and the fresh stuff, especially if you're incorporating it into a dish. This is where some of my fellow cooks really start to scream. Something about fresh artichokes being a "harbinger of spring" and having "far superior flavor" to the canned stuff.Apr 27, 2016
    The Southern California company behind the new water says artichoke water is a superfood beverage containing vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and electrolytes found in artichokes. The woman at the Arty water booth at the fancy food show said each bottle contains the health benefits of a baby artichoke.Jan 21, 2015
    I've found canned artichoke hearts to be a bit cheaper. At Longo's, you can get a 398 g can for $3.79. Canned artichokes are packed in water, salt and often citric acid (acts as an antioxidant to prevent them from discolouring). ... Artichokes are one of the best sources of prebiotics too.Jan 19, 2019
    Canned artichoke hearts, as with any canned vegetable, should be gently rinsed with cool water to remove excess salt, and then left to drain completely, squeezing out any excess liquid with a paper towel.
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