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Mar 20, 2009

ARTISTIC ENDEAVORS: Nature's Beauty

Did you know that if you buy an artichoke and let it dry out naturally you will have a beautiful dried artichoke. Sometimes if you have a big one it will send out it's blossom from the center. It is purple like a thistle and keeps a long time.
Then one day you will walk into the room and there will be puffs like from a dandelion all around your artichoke. Poof.

3 comments:

Muddy Boot Dreams said...

Very beautiful. I just ate a steamed artichoke the other day for dinner. It was delicious.

Jen

Lori E said...

Can't say that I have ever eaten a fresh one but I have bought plenty and dried them out. Now marinate one in olive oil an spices and I'm right in there.

Pepper's Studio said...

very interseting I have never tried eating one, they never appealed to me. Will have to try one now. Thank you for sharing that.


maria

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