Making artichokes got you stumped? Have no fear, it's really easy! Here's a step by step to make it simple!
First pull off the small leaves from the bottom:
Now, there are tons of ways to cook your artichoke, you could steam it in a pot on the stove, you can cut it in half and grill it or you can use this super simple technique to bake it:
My favorite things to serve with an artichoke are dipping sauces. You can dip it in just about anything, but I like, melted butter, veganaise, bearnaise sauce, or if you want to go super healthy, dip in marinara sauce, it's awesome!