TY. I had tried some thistle at one point w/o an artichoke flavor, but I only got to try the stalk. Strange how it is written they taste like artichoke,sam_schaperow
A direct answer for Sam, I don't detect an artichoke flavor, even though I had hoped for an artichoke equivalent since they are related. I have actually hadwilcoxmark2222
I put thistle through the meat grinder and press it in a clean t-shirt for juice. I use a mechanic's press. I juice leaves and roots.
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