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.
For the last three years I have been putting up significant amount of food for my family with the help of our CSA, farmer's market and our garden. I can, dehydrate and freeze the harvest. Here's my plan to preserve for 2014.
One of my favorite things to do with stinging nettles is to turn them into a dip. And my favorite flavors to combine them with are roasted garlic and fresh mint, along with some tangy Greek yogurt. This is easy to make, and so fresh & versatile.