Makes 8 servings

How to Make It

Step 1

In a 12- to 14-quart pan (see notes), combine about 6 quarts water, vinegar, olive oil, peppercorns, bay leaves, and allspice. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat.

Step 2

Meanwhile, rinse artichokes well. Slice off and discard about 1 inch from tops; trim off stems. With scissors, cut off and discard remaining thorny tips from outer leaves.

Step 3

Add artichokes to boiling water. Return to a boil, cover, and simmer until bottoms are tender when pierced with a fork, 25 to 30 minutes. Drain and let cool. Serve cool or cold.

Step 4

Nutritional analysis per artichoke.

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