This is the best...hands down...Artichoke Soup we've ever had. Even though it's a bit fussy, it's worth it. The flavors are beyond compare.
You know that I often will give you a link to a Cook's Illustrated recipe online, and I understand why you're frustrated since they actually charge money for that information. Sorry, but that's their right. While I'm not going to deliberately violate their copyright by printing their recipe here, I've decided that I'll share a link with you where someone else did not have a problem with doing that. So here it is: Artichoke Soup