Roasting Artichokes the Easy Way

This post should be entitled, How to Slaughter an Artichoke, which is what I did this morning.  I thought roasting the artichoke sounded good, so I cut into one and to my amazement the middle was purple.  Did you know the middle of an artichoke is purple?  To make a long story short . . . after I had completely demolished the poor thing, I searched YouTube.  Here it is, a simple way to roast an artichoke.  I can smell the garlic already!