1 large artichoke, tough leaves removed
1/2 cup lemon juice
1 diced shallot (or sub celery)
1 garlic clove
1 tbsp salt
Cut the stalk off the artichoke and place in the bottom of a small crockpot, topside up. Add other ingredients, then fill the crockpot with water to the top. Place lid on and set on high for 4-5 hours.