1. To provide simple, clear steps for setting up your first, probably small kitchen with a minimal amount of equipment and investment.
2. To teach you cooking basics, terminology and terms, and common conversions and equivalents.
3. To inspire you with healthful, easy recipes.
Artichokes are another vegetable that signals spring. Of course, you can easily find jarred and canned artichoke hearts and bottoms year-round, and we usually keep some in our pantry. However, there’s nothing quite like a freshly steamed artichoke when it’s in season. If you like the idea of fresh artichokes, but never had the nerve…