artichoke firmly and bend stem back until it snaps from base.
Alternatively, cut off with a knife.
outer leaves by pulling each leaf away from artichoke and then downward
to break tough upper part from leaf's fleshy base. Continue until you
reach tender inner leaves, which are yellowish green in color.
3. Using a
stainless steel knife, cut off one-third of artichoke top
4. Rub cut
surfaces with lemon juice to prevent discoloration.
prickly choke with a teaspoon.
artichoke in bowl containing water and the juice of one lemon.