Steamed Artichokes with Blender Hollandaise


This is a foolproof Hollandaise sauce recipe.  No need to fuss over a saucepan tempering egg yolks.  It’s so easy and so delicious you’ll want to serve it on everything from steamed artichokes and poached eggs, to fish and asparagus. This recipe is adapted from Julia Child’s Mastering the Art of French Cooking. Makes about 1 cup

Here is how I steam an artichoke:  Cut the top and bottom off so it’s flat on both ends.  Use scissors to snip the sharp ends off of all the petals.  Rub a cut lemon all over the top and bottom and cut edges.

Fill a large pot of water with about two inches of water.  Place the artichokes top down into the water.  Heat the water to boiling, cover and cook for about twelve minutes, or until a knife inserted into the top goes in very easily.  Remove from the water and…

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I am a mother of two boys, a wife, a teacher, and an avid home cook. These recipes are written, tested and created or adapted by me in my home kitchen. All photos were taken by me with my Canon Digital Rebel XT. No filters or Photoshop, usually natural light on my kitchen table. My motto is, if I can do it, you can do it!
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1 Response to Steamed Artichokes with Blender Hollandaise

  1. David says:

    We had artichokes for dinner last night! Melted butter, no hollandaise. Very basic over here in Sellwood 😀

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