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Fennel

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Fennel and anise seeds--interchangeable?

lexuschef
by lexuschef 9 years ago

I understand that both of these have a licorice flavor--I have never tasted fennel seeds, however. What are the differences? Can they be used in place of each other? Same amounts? Also, where ...

Young Fennel Leaves

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by roro808 3 years ago

Just received a big bunch of young fennel fronds (without bulb) from my CSA box and don't know how to cook it (beside throw in salad). Would appreciate any ideas? Can I stir fry oriental style ...

Fennel fun . . . or not.

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by munchkin1 3 years ago

Does fennel have a really strong anise flavor? I am looking at a tuna steaks recipe with fennel seeds and bulbs and red bell peppers, but I don't care for anise. (Pizzelles are OK with strong black...

A new favorite summer snack

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by tim irvine 3 years ago

I was watching Lidia the other day and she made a salad of sliced fennel bulb, celery, and onion, some chopped fennel fronds, julienned hard salami and a couple of nice Italian cheeses, salt and pe...

Onion with fennel?

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by NotSoHot 4 years ago

I have a recipe for roast chicken pieces on top of fennel and carrots. My husband and I have never had fennel and are a little concerned about not liking it (not liking licorice)--but we wanted to ...

Does Anybody Really Like Fennel?!

EarlyBird
by EarlyBird 7 years ago

So, I was braising some short ribs for dinner this weekend, and thought I'd mix things up a bit by following a recipe for short ribs which included fennel. The recipe actually asked for two fu...

Fennel - Why is it so expensive this year?

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by beanodc 8 years ago

The title says it all. I have been buying fennel/anise regularly for at least 15 years. The prices have skyrocketed in the past year or two. Any ideas?

The missing elusive complex backnote

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by Puffin3 4 years ago

Many who have eaten seafood dishes in S. French restaurants will say there's a certain backnote flavor that isn't found in NA resturants at all or rarely. Is it the type of seafood? Is it the wate...

Is there still hope for these seedlings?

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by sasha1 4 years ago

In 2 weeks, I went from excitement to anxiety. I'm a new gardener, and have always relied on starts from the nursery. We bought a few seed packets last year for direct sow in the garden (peas, ca...

What to do with fennel fronds?

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by miss_mia 13 years ago

My favorite recipes only make use of the bulb, though I remember long ago making a soup that used the fronds (wasn't a big hit with my husband). Any other ideas? I hate putting all that greenery ...

Fennel bulb substitute?

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by jmsvss 6 years ago

I have my heart set on a recipe of orange roughy prepared with a sauce of fennel, onion and tomato. I searched for fennel in two different grocery stores without success. What do think a good sub...

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