*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
            Mediterranean Stew With Squid, Artichokes And Olives
 
 Recipe By     : Cooking Live Show #CL8897
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cooking Live                     Import
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      pounds        cleaned squid -- bodies cut into
                         -- 1/4-inch rings and
                         -- tentacles left
                         whole
      1/4  cup           plus 2 tablespoons olive oil
    1      small         onion -- finely chopped
   10      cloves        garlic -- cut into very thin
                         -- slices
    1      teaspoon      fresh thyme or 1/2 teaspoon dried
    3      cups          canned imported tomatoes -- coarsely chopped
                         -- and drained
    1      cup           dry white wine
   12                    baby artichokes or 4 large artichokes
    1                    lemon -- juice of
   15                    pearl onions -- peeled
                         salt and pepper
      1/2  cup           pitted and halved nicoise olives
    2      tablespoons   finely chopped parsley
 
 Thoroughly rinse and dry the squid rings and tentacles on cloth towels. In a la
 rge heavy pot heat 2 tablespoons olive oil over moderate heat. Cook the onion u
 ntil translucent. Add the garlic and thyme and cook for 1 minute. Add the squid
  and cook for 2 m
 inutes. Add the tomatoes and wine and bring the mixture to a simmer. Cover the 
 pot and leave barely at a simmer over low heat for 45 minutes or transfer the p
 ot, once the liquid has come to a simmer, to a 300 degree oven and bake for 45 
 minutes to 1 hour