HOW TO COOK AN ARTICHOKE
TRIM THE BOTTOM STEM A QUARTER OF AN INCH.
Clarified butter is melted down butter which is made clear due to the milk solids separating. Since the milk solids are removed you do not have to refrigerate it. Once it is melted down you are left with a clear oil that does not burn so you can cook with it at a much higher heat than you would with regular butter. There are many uses for clarified butter, you can use it as you would use olive oil. Its great on Panini's, seafood, for poaching fish, in pancakes, the list goes on.