1. Steamed Artichokes with Tarragon Butter
Tarragon is a key in French cuisine and what gives this dish its kick is this herb’s intense flavor of aniseed and vanilla mixed within melted heavenly butter. All you’ll need is some kitchen shears to trim the artichokes and a steamer or large pot for steaming those ‘chokes.
2. Artichoke Risotto
Need to whip up something fast? For this artichoke recipe, grab that bag of frozen artichoke hearts in your freezer, cut them into bite-size wedges, add some shallots, butter, tons olive oil, and stir in peas, feta, chives, mint, and black pepper into Arborio risotto rice, and you’ve got yourself a fancy meal.
3. Artichoke Fritters with Green Goddess Dipping Sauce
You’ve been a goddess all week on your diet, so why not indulge in some decadent artichoke fritters for that cocktail you’re hosting? You’ll need fresh artichokes and canola oil for frying them, as well as anchovy fillets, white wine vinegar and crème fraîche for the devilish dip.