Artichoke Stem Salad
Artichokes: Don’t Forget the Stems -
Evan Kleiman

People say we don't have seasons in LA.  Oh but we do my friends, we do.  For example, now is Artichoke Season, a time when (if you're lucky) you can find a farmer harvesting huge heavy artichokes with a long stem still attached.  The artichoke head that we eat is more