Grilled Artichokes

  • 1 artichoke
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbs. butter
  • juice from half a lemon
  • pinch of coarse salt

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Slice artichoke in half and immediately put it in the water. Boil 15 minutes.
Melt the butter and add the garlic, lemon juice and salt. Whisk, whisk. Try not to drink it.

Preheat grill to medium.

Grill the artichokes on both sides, 15 minutes total, while basting with a little of the butter sauce.
To eat, pull off each leaf and dip in remaining butter sauce.

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