a little water or broth
1 bay leaf
juice of one lemon
herbs, salt, and pepper, as desired
Soak the lid of the clay pot while you
prepare the remaining ingredients. Wash the artichokes very well, and
trim the tops and trim off the sharp points of each leaf.
Place them upside down in the pot, and add
about 2 tablespoons water and the seasonings.
Drain the lid and
place on top. Microwave on high, using 5 minutes per artichoke as a
guide, or until a fork inserted into the bottom of each penetrates
Turn them over and let stand in the juices in the pot for
several minutes before serving.
Vegetable Dishes -- Vegetarian