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Cook the Issue 2010: Shaved baby artichokes with lemon and parmesan

By Pielove, member

April 20th, 2010

My fun-with-artichokes continues with this light, fresh salad.  I could not find arugula in my local markets, which cater more to the Latino-Polish-Middle Eastern inhabitants of my (vibrant!) neighborhood.  That's okay, I wouldn't trade in the caliente tortillas, Polish chocolates, and other ethnic goodies I can get at these markets for all the arugula in California.  But enough about my market, how about this salad.  Well, I loved it, even with plain green leaf lettuce-- the bright lemony dressing and the complex flavors of the artichokes accented by the Parmesan cheese made for a really excellent salad.  Also, the simplicity of the salad dressing allowed us to taste the artichokes.  Another winner!

Recipe Used: Shaved Baby Artichokes with Lemon, Arugula, and Parmigiano

posted in: Gallery, Cook the issue 2010
Comments (1)

legalcat writes: Looking good! I roasted some baby artichokes from our Little Italy Farmers' Market for Easter, and they were so flavorful! Posted: 8:20 pm on April 22nd

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