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Preparing and Cooking Jerusalem Artichokes

Prepare and cook Jerusalem artichokes in the same way as potatoes; but, as the creamy-white flesh discolours quickly, add lemon juice to the water in which they are rinsed and cooked. Scrub the tubers under running cold water and peel … Continue reading

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How to Grow Jerusalem Artichokes

The potato-like tubers of Jerusalem artichokes have a sweet, delicate flavour, slightly reminiscent of the globe artichoke. The vegetable is thought to have been brought to Europe from Massachusetts early in the 17th century, and certainly has nothing to do … Continue reading

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Preparing and Cooking Globe Artichokes

The artichoke head, at the top of a tough stalk, is composed of stiff scales, or bracts, closely compressed round a shallow base known as the heart or fond. A thick cluster of silky hairs the choke — is embedded … Continue reading

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Growing Globe Artichokes

History has not recorded the name of the adventurous gourmet who discovered that the base of the flower scales of the thistle-like globe artichoke — and also the base of the flowers themselves — could be eaten. But, whoever it … Continue reading

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