Fresh, crisp fennel bulbs are the harbingers of spring with their lighly licorice-y flavor. We love them straight up, but they also play nicely in a variety of applications. Here's a few of our favorites.
Traditionally, horseradish is grated then vinegar is added to preserve the pungency. Rather than vinegar, however, why not try lacto-fermentation instead? You gain all the nutritive and probiotic benefits, as well as a mellower, more complex flavor.
My first attempt at making bacon was a resounding success: proof that making bacon really is easy! Get a pork belly from a local farmer, order some pink salt and choose some favorite herbs and spices - Get ready for delicious!