We're partnering with Miele to help you Cook Smarter with simple yet delicious recipes where the technique makes all the difference. Here, we're sharing the simplest method for making the most of artichoke season: steaming!
Growing up, there were only a few dishes that really said “special occasion” to me. Angel food cake, which my mom would stuff with mint chocolate chip ice cream for birthdays and anniversaries, was definitely one of them. Lobsters were another, because cooking and breaking them down felt like such an event. And would you be surprised to hear that the third was a steamed vegetable—artichokes, no less?