6 artichokes (8 ounces each), bottoms and leaf tips managed
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, in addition to something else for sprinkling and baking dish
3 ounces feta cheddar, disintegrated
3 tablespoons slashed new dill leaves, in addition to branches for serving
1 cup low-sodium chicken stock
Coarse salt and newly ground pepper
Preheat broiler to 350 degrees. Eliminate covering from bread and attack 1/2-inch pieces (you ought to have 4 cups). Spread in a solitary layer on a rimmed baking sheet; dry in broiler, 10 to 15 minutes. Let cool.
Stand artichokes in a pan sufficiently enormous to hold them. Add water until 3/4 inch up sides of container; heat to the point of boiling. Diminish to a stew, cover, and steam until artichokes are delicate, 30 to 35 minutes. (Add more water depending on the situation.) Move to a plate; let cool, then cut in half longwise. Scoop out fluffy gags with a spoon; dispose of.
Preheat broiler to 375 degrees. In a bowl, join bread, oil, cheddar, dill, and stock. Season combination and inner parts of artichokes with salt and pepper. Split stuffing between artichokes, mounding tops; sprinkle with oil. Place in an oiled baking dish; prepare until warmed through and tops are brilliant brown, around 25 minutes. Sprinkle with more oil, top with dill twigs, and serve.