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Disarming the Artichoke

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Posted on: June 19th, 2013

Don’t you just love artichokes!  They’re great steamed, stuffed or grilled and hard to beat in appetizers, pastas, salads, dips, pizza and breads. A Mediterranean favorite since Greek times, Italian immigrants started planting their beloved ‘carciofi’ near the town of Castroville around the turn of the century. Today 2/3 of the domestic crop hails from that area. So join…