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Honey Roasted Fennel

Honey Roasted Fennel

  Fennel, a favorite Italian vegetable, customarily eaten raw with a bit of salt, sees the year’s second crop in Autumn. We enjoy it in soups, salads, a creamy bowl…

Sardine & Fennel Salad

  Sardines, these oily-rich, small, silvery, saltwater fish, are named after the Italian island, Sardinia. The soft-bone fish is considered to be at the bottom of the aquatic food chain,…

Creamy Cannellini Beans with Fennel

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  Tuscan white beans, known as cannellini beans, are a staple in my pantry and make it easy to put together a healthy, satisfying meal in very little time. Whether…

Olive Oil Poached Chicken with Fennel Sauce

  Whether it be for fish, chops or chicken, the technique of poaching is not a new concept. Poaching is merely simmering food in a liquid until it’s cooked through.…

Roasted Potato & Fennel Frittata

  Last night’s dinner was a simple rosemary-roasted chicken with vegetables. Having spent much of the morning gardening, this first meal of the day needed to be quick and easy.…

Roasted Fennel Soup

  For many folks, soup is the original comfort food, whether it’s a soothing light stracciatella or a hearty pasta e fagioli. This full-bodied fennel soup falls somewhere in between.…

Balsamic Braised Chicken

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  Roasted, poached, grilled and fried, these are just a few of the ways I have prepared poultry this year, but during the fall and winter months, there is nothing…

Spaghetti al Finocchio

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  Many of the meals that I prepare, particularly those I’ve created, are actually born out of a previous meal. This is not creative genius on my part, rather a…
Finocchio al Forno

Finocchio al Forno

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  Italians eat fennel (finocchio) in much the same way as Americans eat celery, raw with perhaps a bit of salt. Tossed in a salad, fennel adds a wonderful aromatic…
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