Tag: fennel

Pickled Fennel

Ingredients: 6 bulbs fennel, in 1/4 inch slices 6 bay leaves 4 1/2 cups water 4 cups white vinegar 1/3 cup pickling salt 1/4 cup minced fennel frond 6 cloves garlic 2 tablespoons sugar 3 teaspoons black peppercorns 3 teaspoons fennel seed 3 teaspoons yellow mustard seeds 1 1/2 teaspoons […]

Grilled Salmon with Pickled Fennel

Ingredients: 1 lb fresh salmon 4 oz pickled fennel 1 large shallot, sliced thinly 1 habanero, sliced thinly 1 tablespoon juice from the jar of pickled fennel 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Directions: Combine all ingredients in a resealable marinating container or resealable bag. Refrigerate […]

Mussels with Smoky Ham and Vidalia Onions

Ingredients: 4 lb mussels 1 1/2 cup stock* 1/2 cup dry vermouth 1 bunch Vidalia onions (with greens aka Vidalia Salad Onions), chopped 1 head fennel, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/3 cup diced smoked ham Heat the oil in a large pot with a lid. Saute the onions, fennel, […]

Pearl Mozzarella, Tomato & Fennel Pasta Salad

Ingredients: 12 oz cherry tomatoes, halved 8 oz pearl mozzarella*, drained 1 bulb fennel, thinly sliced 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced 2 cups cooked, small pasta for the dressing: 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons minced fresh basil 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 2 cloves garlic, […]

Better Than Split Pea Soup

Ingredients: 5 cups chicken or ham stock 2 cups cubed smoked ham* 1 1/2 cup frozen peas 1 cup green split peas 1 cup yellow split peas 1/4 cup diced apple (I used a Stayman Winesap) 2 carrots, diced 2 stalks celery, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 large onion, […]

Eggplant & Fennel Calzones

Ingredients: prepared pizza dough 2 Italian eggplants, sliced into 1/4 inch rounds 1 bulb fennel, thinly sliced 1/2 cup ricotta 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella 3 tablespoons Parmesan 1 tablespoon minced basil 1 tablespoon minced oregano salt freshly ground black pepper warm tomato dipping sauce Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Line […]

Pomegranate Wild Rice Salad

Ingredients: vinaigrette: 3 tablespoons pomegranate juice or PAMA 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/2 teaspoon red wine vinegar salt pepper salad: 2 cups cooked wild rice, cooled 1 cup thinly sliced fennel 1 cup pomegranate arils 1 shallot, very thinly sliced 1 stalk celery, very thinly sliced […]

Clam “Bake” on the Grill

Ingredients: 2 dozen cherrystone clams 1 1/2 lb shrimp 1 quart tiny redskin potatoes 4 smoked turkey sausage, cut into thirds 3 ears of corn, cut into coins 2 large onions, sliced 2 bay leaves 1 bulb fennel, sliced 2 cups of crab stock* water corn stalks free of silk […]

Mussels with Fennel & Chorizo

Ingredients: 2 lb fresh mussels, cleaned 1/2 lb fennel, cut into 1/4 inch slices 1 small onion, diced 1 cup Belgian beer 1/2 cup diced Spanish-style chorizo 1 tablespoon canola oil Directions: Heat the oil in a large pot with a lid. Saute the onions, fennel and chorizo until the […]

Fennel & Three Bean Salad

Ingredients: 15 oz cannelloni beans 15 oz dark red kidney beans 1/4 to 1/3 lb steamed or blanched green beans 1/2 onion, sliced very thinly 1/2 fennel bulb, sliced very thinly for the dressing: 1 (large) clove garlic, minced 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 1/4 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons […]