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Processed Artichoke Hearts

What We Learned

Choosing processed artichoke hearts is like looking for twigs in a forest. There are so many kinds—how can you possibly pick? Our first step was to eliminate the marinated kind, since we prefer to control seasonings ourselves. A few tests ruled out quartered hearts: Whether frozen or packed in water in jars or cans, quartered hearts tended to taste waterlogged and have large, tough ...

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