Pickled fennel has its own unique flavor. Still crunchy, less licorice-y, and exotic.
One of my favorite take-away lunch spots when I worked in downtown San Francisco offered a shaved fennel, apple and smoked whitefish salad. The salad works equally well with chicken or duck.
Perfect for a brunch, lunch or dinner, and using very few and basic ingredients, this sweet sausage, fennel bulb and potato bake is an all-in-one meal that is deeply satisfying.
Depending on where you live, winter is the time of root vegetables and squash. Baking them with nutty farro is a hardy and heartwarming way to enjoy them.
According to Italian lore, for good, luck eat lentils for the New Year. In the southern US it’s black eyed peas.