From simple steamed 'chokes to elaborate artichoke spinach-stuffed mushrooms, these recipes feature a thorny thistle that we sure do love. If you heart artichokes, too, keep reading for five ways to serve it up this Spring.
Mushrooms Stuffed With Artichoke and Spinach Dip
Sometimes artichoke and spinach dip can look oh so unappealing on the table, but that's not the case with these dainty stuffed artichokes .
Artichokes With Lemon-Pepper Butter
Steamed artichokes with lemon-pepper butter : the bright citrus butter and peak-of-the-season produce make this a happy flavor marriage, indeed.
Warm Artichoke Salad
While the weather is still a tad bit cool, warm up to a wilted artichoke, parmesan, and spinach salad  for dinner.
Some prefer a more acidic treatment to steamed artichokes . This one features a simple olive oil and red wine vinegar dressing.
Make your own  batch of marinated artichokes  seasoned with thyme, oregano, lemon, and red pepper flakes. Then rather than buying store-bought marinated artichokes, you can reach for this jar when making artichoke dips or quick salads.