Designing With Artichoke Color Hues
Home Design Color Ideas Using Artichoke Green Accents
Decorating your home in artichoke green colors, promote feelings of well-being, stability, balance, and harmony. This color is also known to aid in concentration and can be used in office or study areas. Additionally, if you find yourself struggling with restless nights this color is ideal as a sleep aid in bedrooms.
The artichoke is in the thistle group, of the sunflower family, it was originally native to the Mediterranean. The "vegetable" that we eat is actually the plant's flower bud. If allowed to flower, the blossoms measure up to seven inches in diameter and are a beautiful violet-blue color.
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Green Kitchen Artichoke Hues
Basic Stuffed Artichokes
Bon AppÃ©tit - April, 1998
Artichokes Stuffed with Lemon-Garlic Breadcrumbs
I N G R E D I E N T S:
2 cups fresh breadcrumbs from crustless French bread
1/4 cup olive oil
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
6 medium artichokes, trimmed, left whole, chokes removed according to recipe for Trimmed Artichokes
2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) butter, cut into 6 pieces
1/2 cup (or more) water
Preheat oven to 400Â°F. Mix breadcrumbs and oil in medium bowl. Spread mixture on large rimmed baking sheet. Bake until golden on edges, stirring occasionally, about 10 minutes. Transfer to large bowl. Mix in lemon juice, oregano, garlic and lemon peel. Season with salt and pepper.
Drain artichokes. Gently pull leaves outward from center until leaves open slightly. Fill artichoke cavities with bread stuffing. Pack stuffing between leaves. Place artichokes in 13 x 9 x 2-inch glass baking dish. Dot tops with butter. Pour 1/2 cup water into dish.
Cover dish with foil; bake until wooden skewer pierces artichokes easily, adding more water as necessary, about 40 minutes. Remove foil. Continue baking until tops are golden, about 20 minutes.
Serve with lemon wedges.
Shades of Green
Artichoke and Berry Wreath
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Artichoke Art Set
Jerusalem Artichoke Flowers is digitally printed on archival photographic paper resulting in vivid, pure color and exceptional detail that is suitable for any museum or gallery display. Finding that perfect piece to match your interest and style is easy and within your budget!