Italian Fried Artichokes
- Juice of 1 lemon
- 2 bay leaves
- 1 t sea salt or to taste
- Handful of peppercorns
- 3 large artichokes (about 1 pound each)
- Vegetable oil for deep frying
Bring 3 quarts of water to a boil in a large pot with lemon juice, bay leaves, sea salt and peppercorns. Drop in artichokes. If necessary, add more water to just cover them. Cook about 15 minutes or until tender but still a little firm to the touch when pierced with a fork at the stem. Remove art...