MMMMM----- Meal-Master Recipe via Home Cookin 1.3
 
       Title: Baked Artichokes
  Categories: Home Cookin,
       Yield: 6
 
       6 md Artichokes
       1    Lemon
       6 tb Finely minced fr rosemary
       6 tb Finely minced fr sage
       1    Dried red chile, minced
       1    Salt and pepper to taste
       1    Olive oil
 
   Snap the bottom outer leaves off each artichoke and discard. Put
   the artichokes in water acidulated with a few drops oflemon juice
   to keep them from discoloring. Using a small sharp knife, trim
   the stems to theirtender corres and cut the tops off the leaves.
   Spread the leaves and scoop and scrape out the choke and any
   prickly inner leaves with a spoon. To make the filling, mix the
   herbs, peperoncino (red dried pepper), salt, pepper and a little
   olive oil. Divide the mixture evely and pack it in the
   artichokes. Stand them in a single layer in a baking pan filled
   to 1 height with equal amounts of water and olive oil. Sprinkle
   olive oil liberally over the tops. Heat the oven to 350 F and
   bake unti tender, about 45 min. Serve hot, at room temperature,
   or cold.
 
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