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    Sep 25, 2015

    31 Reasons Fennel Should Be The New Food Mascot Of Fall

    Fried fennel is the new fried pickle.

    1. Crispy Fried Fennel

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    Crunchy and peppery goodness. Get the recipe here.

    2. Fennel Sausage Biscuit Gravy Casserole

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    Starring homemade apple and fennel sausage in its debut role. Check it out.

    3. Czech Carpenter Curls

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    Czechs know the best christmas cookies feature fennel. Here's the recipe.

    4. Zucchini and Fennel Frittata

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    Don't worry, mozzarella is invited to the party too. Recipe here.

    5. Garlic Fennel Pork Roast

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    So delicious and so dang easy. Here's the recipe.

    6. Fennel and Creme Biscuits

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    7. Lentil, Beet and Walnut Burgers with Quick Pickled Fennel + Sunflower Seed Aioli

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    That's a lot of delicious for such a tiny vegan burger. Recipe here.

    8. Trompe L'Oeil "Eggs and Toast"

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    LOL JK, it's pudding and fennel seed cake! Recipe here.

    9. Creamy Celery and Fennel Soup with Rotisserie Chicken

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    Creamy, cozy goodness. Get the recipe here.

    10. Apple, Blackberry & Fennel Oatmeal Crumble

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    Oatgasm. Get the recipe here.

    11. Beet Smoothie with Orange and Fennel

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    The best serving of veggies you'll get all day. Get the recipe here.

    12. Branzino Stuffed with Fennel

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    #fishgoals. Recipe here.

    13. Melon and Fennel Salad with Goat Cheese

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    It's always summer in this salad. Recipe here.

    14. Fennel Taralli

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    Taralli are basically Italian bagels. Which is awesome. Recipe here.

    15. Tomato and Toasted Fennel Seeds

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    So sweet with a fennel-y kick. Recipe here.

    16. One-Pot Greek Roasted Lamb with Potatoes

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    No lamb seasoning is complete without fennel. Recipe here.

    17. Beetroot and Fennel Risotto

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    The most artful risotto you ever did see. Get the recipe.

    18. Pizza Grilled Cheese with Roasted Fennel

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    Further proof all pizza incarnations should include fennel. Full recipe here.

    19. Pasta Vongole

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    Clams, fennel, white wine, mascarpone...need we go on? Recipe here.

    20. Pork and Macadamia Mini Sausage Rolls

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    Well-played, Australia. Recipe here.

    21. Herbed Polenta and Caramelized Fennel

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    Fact: Caramelized fennel is not unlike candy. Proof here.

    22. The Fenhound

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    Fennel in a cocktail? You betcha.

    23. Fennel Baba Ganoush

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    We'll let eggplant sit this round out. Recipe here.

    24. Rye Fennel Crackers

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    Hey, that dip is gonna need company. Here's the recipe.

    25. Roasted Strawberry and Fennel Coconut Ice Cream

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    Don't worry, fennel is here to upgrade your ice cream too. Recipe here.

    26. Grilled Fennel with Fennel Frond Gremolata

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    For the true fennel enthusiast. Recipe here.

    27. Root Vegetable and Fennel Soup

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    A soup for all seasons. Recipe here.

    28. Almond Orange Cookies with Fennel Seeds

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    Beautifully buttery with a citrusy crunch. Get the recipe here.

    29. Fennel and Chili Roasted Chickpeas

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    Maybe the most perfect snack ever. Recipe here.

    30. Pizza with Caramelized Fennel and Goat Cheese

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    Re: pizza and fennel. Recipe here.

    31. Fennel Upside-Down Cake

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    Step aside, funnel cake. Recipe here.