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Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving Recipes   Fresh Cranberry Sauce with Orange and Lemon  Zest One 12-ounce bag fresh cranberries, cleaned 1 3/4 cups sugar 1 Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored and chopped Grated zest and juice of…

Quick Easy Pickles

Quick Easy Pickles 8 garlic cloves, sliced (or you can use scapes) 2 handfuls handfuls fresh dill 2 bay leaves 1 tsp peppercorns 1 tsp coriander seeds 1 tsp dill seeds 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes (optional) 1/2 tsp celery…

Lentil Soup with Parsley Root and Carrots

Lentil Soup with Parsley Root and Carrots 1 lb Dried lentils, -washed and drained 1/4   c Lard, bacon drippings, -or oil 2 md Onions or leeks, chopped 1 parsley root or parnsip, chopped 2 md Carrots, sliced 1 c Sliced fennel…

Celery and Fennel Gratin

Celery and Fennel Gratin Creamy fennel sauce 1 medium fennel bulb, cut into small dice 6 filets of anchovies packed in oil and minced 3 tbsp. of butter ¼ tsp. white pepper ¼ tsp. fennel seed 2 tbsp. flour 1 ¼ cups…

Shaved Celery and Fennel Salad

Shaved Celery and Fennel Salad ¼ cup pine nuts 1 large fennel bulb, very thinly sliced 6 celery stalks, very thinly sliced ½ cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves with tender stems 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 3 tablespoons…

Corn Risotto

Corn Risotto 3 ears sweet white summer corn, husks removed and discarded 6 cups chicken stock 6 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 small bulb fennel, trimmed and diced, fronds reserved Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper …

Avocado and Shrimp Chopped Cabbage Salad

Avocado and Shrimp Chopped Cabbage Salad 5 tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream 3 tablespoons grapeseed oil or extra-virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons cider vinegar 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro 1 tablespoon chopped fresh…

Shaved Fennel Salad

  Shaved Fennel Salad 1 fennel bulb, shaved paper thin with a mandoline or meat slicer 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice 1/8 teaspoon of chopped fresh thyme leaves 1 Tbsp chopped flat-leafed parsley …

Fennel and Avocado Salad

Fennel and Avocado Salad 1 Tablespoon olive oil 2 teaspoons lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt, plus more to taste 1 avocado 1 bulb fennel, trimmed and sliced as thinly as possible 1/4 small red onion Freshly ground…

Roasted Fennel with Parmesan

Roasted Fennel with Parmesan 4 fresh bulbs of fennel 1⁄2 teaspoon salt fresh ground black pepper, to taste 1⁄3 cup freshly shredded parmesan cheese 4 tablespoons olive oil Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Clean and…

Fusilli with Sausage, Kale and Cherry Tomatoes

Fusilli with Sausage, Kale and Cherry Tomatoes 1 pound fusilli or other short pasta 1 large bunch kale, leaves chopped and stems discarded 1 tablespoon olive oil 3/4 pound sweet Italian sausage, removed from skins and crumbled 1…

Grilled Pizza with Fennel and Parmesan

Grilled Pizza with Fennel and Parmesan 1 medium fennel bulb, trimmed, cut in half or quartered, cored and sliced thin across the grain Extra virgin olive oil (about 2 tablespoons) Salt and freshly ground pepper 3 10-inch pizza crusts…