We know we have a little time before artichoke season is in full swing, but we just can't help ourselves. We love artichokes so much that we'll eat them in just about every meal. We love artichokes so much that one of our former editors has one tattooed on her arm. We love artichokes so much that we found you 30 of our favorite artichoke recipes to try out.
If you've never cooked an artichoke before, don't be scared! Check out our guide to prepping and cooking these lovely and thorny flowers. Even the most novice cook can make these things delicious. Aside from being fun to eat, beautiful to look at and crazy delicious, artichokes are high in fiber, folic acid and vitamin C. Delicious and nutritious is pretty hard to beat. Especially when you're talking about an ingredient we're inclined to dip in drawn butter.
How do you enjoy our favorite member of the thistle family? Let us know in the comments!