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had an artichoke today

te,he (tehresa), Monday, 27 July 2009 03:40 (fourteen years ago) link

i hate artichokes and the smell of artichokes and

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max max max max, Monday, 27 July 2009 14:05 (fourteen years ago) link

how do you clean your artichokes? i just found a little worm in one!
i've just been rinsing, but clearly that is not enough.

te,he (tehresa), Tuesday, 28 July 2009 22:19 (fourteen years ago) link

I usually just rinse them - maybe they need to be soaked in water+vinegar instead?

jaq, Tuesday, 28 July 2009 23:16 (fourteen years ago) link

hm, would that fuck with the flavor?

you know, i feel like the leaf with the worm was so far inside that choke that no amount of cleaning/rinsing would have found it. mostly i'm just concerned that because that artichoke was boiled with others, i've been eating weird worm matter that got into the water during cooking and was absorbed by the artichokes. also since i put a lot of spices in, i can't tell if i am eating dirt or spice sometimes.

i will do some research perhaps. it's an artichoke journey tbh.

te,he (tehresa), Tuesday, 28 July 2009 23:20 (fourteen years ago) link

Well, all that worm ever ate was artichoke probably. (what my dad always said when I found a worm in an apple)

jaq, Tuesday, 28 July 2009 23:23 (fourteen years ago) link

(which supposedly justified eating it and not worrying about it, but never really seemed right to me)

jaq, Tuesday, 28 July 2009 23:25 (fourteen years ago) link

it's a tiny, tiny steak

lxy, Tuesday, 28 July 2009 23:33 (fourteen years ago) link

lol lxy!

spite n ease (harbl), Tuesday, 28 July 2009 23:41 (fourteen years ago) link

she is such a thing<3

estela, Tuesday, 28 July 2009 23:58 (fourteen years ago) link

I was reminded of artichoke magic last night. Eat a some of a plain boiled or steamed artichoke, then drink some water. It will taste sweet!

jaq, Thursday, 30 July 2009 21:46 (fourteen years ago) link

seven months pass...

they're back!

tehresa, Sunday, 14 March 2010 21:19 (fourteen years ago) link

it's not farmers' market time for me until may 1 and i am sad about that

spite n ease (harbl), Monday, 15 March 2010 19:52 (fourteen years ago) link

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