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I HEART Artichokes!

So today I’m sharing one of my new FAVORITE snacks—roasted artichoke!  This is one of those things that sounds fancy and difficult but is actually SO easy!  Lately I’ve made them both for myself and to share at parties. Daniel doesn't NOT like them, but they're a vegetable so he won't eat them.  Here’s how I do it with only a few simply ingredients…
 1 or 2 artichokes Lemon juice Olive Oil Garlic (cloves or minced) Sea Salt
1. Get some artichokes!   I found these for $.88 each at Sunflower Market.  Aren’t they beautiful?

2. Cut off about an inch or so off the top of the artichoke. 

3. Cut off the stem of the artichoke.  I’ve found that it practically pops off by itself!
4. Put the artichoke in a bowl (I forgot in these pictures) and immediately sprinkle the two open, cut parts with lemon juice to prevent browning.
5. Pull open the artichoke a bit, layer by layer.  This will allow the juices to seep all the way down into the artichoke.

6. Pour lemon juice (either real or …

It's Pretty Darn Funny, Yo

Hey friends!

So I've got some fun news.  A while back I did a cameo performance in a new web series being put out by Deseret Book called Pretty Darn Funny.  The episode finally aired this week!  I'd say this role was definitely my sexiest...I mean, WOW.  Check it out!  I'm in Episode 5.