“I can remember Mom making this special treat at Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas,” writes Emma Magielda from Amsterdam, New York. “We looked forward to it all year!”
TIP: For easy eating, Emma suggests pulling leaves from the artichoke one at a time. Draw each through your teeth slowly, scraping and eating only the tender flesh at the base. Continue until you reach the central cone or heart of tender young leaves. Eat this with a fork.