Add water to a pot with steamer tray in it to the the base of the steamer. You may need to add more later as these have to cook for ions.
I read something that suggested dripping some lemon juice over them because they will brown. Done and done. Then I found some chopped garlic in olive oil in the fridge (sweeeet). Also drizzled some olive oil over the tops of the chokes so they'd remain supple.
Cook like this with lid on top for 40 minutes! Yes, 40. Check back in around 20 minutes to add more water if need be. Leave burner on medium or so.
A. Mazing. Melt some butter. Dip away.
Where's the heart? The precious heart.
I meant "of the artichoke", but OK.
Delicious and something you can prep and walk away from! Awesome appetizer.