Tag Archives: artichokes

{awesome artichokes}

9 Jul

i just find artichokes to be fascinating and beautiful…

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{pretty purple artichokes}

6 Jun

why are artichokes so amazing?!?!?!?!!!!!!

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and beautiful?!?!?!?!!!!!!

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i bought a handful of these little purple ones the other day… Continue reading

{ways artichokes are like humans}

14 May

it’s artichoke season!!!

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and thank goodness for that!!!!  i wrote a blog or two about them last spring… i just love these beautiful babies. although they do take an awful lot of work to prepare for such a little amount of actual flesh… it’s SO worth it – the scrumptiousness waiting inside doesn’t quite compare to any other…

it got me thinking about how artichokes are kind of like us, like humans…

i know you may be chuckling thinking how the heck can i be like a green pokey vegetable?!  well… the way i see it –

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an artichoke looks like a flower.

just like us 🙂 Continue reading

wild seasonal halibut and fresh steamed artichokes

20 Apr

preface : this is one wordy/lengthy post!!! 🙂

i really love to eat in season, as often as possible.  apparently, it is halibut season.  i will admit that i miss living on the east coast simply for the amazing seafood selection.  as someone who doesn’t eat a lot of meat, fish has always been a great source of protein for me and besides all that, i just love it – anything from the ocean, really! Continue reading

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