Recent Examples of fennel from the Web
These recipes call on simple sauteed veggies — mushrooms, fennel, and broccoli — to add panache as well as fiber and nutrients.
Many edible plants are ornamental themselves, such as peppers, eggplants, fennel, dill, cardoon and kale.
At the community garden, Katebi is growing kale, Swiss chard, fennel, nasturtium, borage, lemon verbena, parsley, basil and cilantro.
Options include savory spinach, spinach and fennel, meat and cheese, and a Greek breakfast hand pie called bougatsa, filled with sweet cream.
Several ingredients appear in multiple recipes—sweet potato, kale, quinoa, white beans, snap peas, bell pepper, sunflower seeds, and fennel—plus some easy ingredient swaps (detailed below), all of which helps keep your grocery list short.
Add sliced fennel, shallot, and herbs; season lightly with salt; and cook, stirring occasionally, until translucent, 5 to 10 minutes.
Uncover and stir in fennel, beans, tomatoes, red pepper, and ¼ tsp of the salt.
Add fennel, carrot, and parsnip and sauté until crisp-tender, about 5 minutes.
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A perennial aromatic herb of the parsley family, fennel is native to southern Europe and Asia Minor and cultivated in the US, Britain, and temperate areas of Eurasia. The blanched shoots are eaten as a vegetable. The greenish brown to yellowish brown oblong-oval seeds smell and taste similar to anise. The seeds and extracted oil are used for scenting soaps and perfumes and for flavoring candies, liqueurs, medicines, and foods, particularly pastries, sweet pickles, and fish.
Origin and Etymology of fennel
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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