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Yes, you usually remove it beforehand. It's not hard -- once you cut off the top third or so, you

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Posted to Thread #18209 at 3:14 pm on May 13, 2010

can dig into the choke with a small spoon or a paring knife. The fuzz comes out easily. With smaller artichokes, you may need to pry the inner leaves apart to get in there.

In some recipes you can leave the choke in and cook the artichoke whole. Usually you then quarter the whole thing and can easily remove the choke. But if you're serving the artichoke whole, stuffed or not, you need to remove the choke beforehand.


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