Growing Artichokes in the Northeast
The artichoke that is cultivated as a vegetable is a variety of cardoon (Cynara cardunculus, Zones 7–10), or artichoke thistle, a thistle-type perennial in the sunflower family that’s native to…
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How to Grow Artichokes
You may be surprised to learn you can grow artichokes just about anywhere, if you choose the right growing technique for your climate.
Braised Artichokes with Leeks and Peas
As the season progresses, take advantage of fava beans, baby carrots, asparagus, spring turnips, or the first zucchini. For a fall stew, add diced celery root along with the artichokes.
Braised Young Vegetables
Use just-picked veggies and homemade broth to make this dish the best it can be.