Braised Artichokes with Lemon and Olives

Break down artichokes and braise the hearts with wine and olives. Full recipe on

The packing list for a girls weekend getaway to Ocean City, Maryland usually includes a bikini or two, a lot of wine and artichokes. Wait, artichokes? Ok, maybe that's not the first thing you toss into your bag when taking a trip, but 6 girls at a fake bachelorette party cannot live on grapefruit crushes alone. And as soon as our travel plans were nailed down I started to obsess over when we'd hit up Seacrets and what snacks I could make for a half-dozen tipsy women.