Also known as globe artichoke. The large flower bud of a type of thistle, grown primarily in the Mediterranean and in California. The tightly-
A globe artichoke is easily prepared for cooking. While trimming, dip the artichoke repeatedly in a mixture of water and lemon juice to prevent discoloring.
Green leaf vegetable, Mediterranean in origin, with slender, multiple-
Jellied meat, fish or poultry stock or vegetable liquid often used for molding meat, fish, poultry or vegetables.
Topped with crumbs and/or cheese and browned in the oven or under the broiler.
A French term meaning served with unthickened natural juices that develop during roasting.
A French term meaning served with milk.
A fruit that grows in tropical and subtropical climates. The fruit may be round, oval or pear-
BABY BACK RIBS:
Especially juicy and tender, small pork ribs cut from the top of a young animal's center loin section.
Sweet, tart and spicy sauce used to baste foods or as a condiment for grilled foods. Although recipes vary widely, common elements include tomato, sugar or molasses, vinegar, and a hot spice such as a chili or mustard.
Refreshing, slightly bitter spear-
A thick cream soup.
Plain or toasted bread or crackers topped with a savory mixture, served as an appetizer or with cocktails.
A highly seasoned relish of fruits, herbs and spices.