Jerusalem Artichoke Pickles

Preparation info
  • Makes

    3 pints

    • Difficulty


Appears in
I Hear America Cooking

By Betty Fussell

Published 1986

  • About

When a Southerner says “artichoke,” he means that strange root, Jerusalem artichoke. (When he means the globe artichoke that is a thistle and not a root, he says “bun artichoke.”) The South is the one place in the country that still loves the tuber Samuel Champlain found the Indians growing on Cape Cod and that the Italians named girasole because it was indeed a type of sunflower. The English found it by way of Italy and in typical English fashion transformed girasole to “Jeru