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Why You Should Eat Fennel Seeds After a Meal

Something magical happens moments after you start chewing on fennel seeds after a meal: the taste in your mouth changes, replacing the aftertaste of what you have eaten with a cool freshness. The plea…

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Delicious Ways to Use Wild Fennel

Sure, feral fennel is a weed. But with feathery fronds and bright clusters of flowers, fennel fills the air with a scent of anise. Grilled fennel bulbs are delicious. Gardenista contributor Marla ad…

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Fabulous Fennel

I'm having an affair with fennel. She's a mysterious and seductive vegetable, hard to describe but easy to cook and love. Oh that sweet anise scent, that cool, fresh flavor, that je ne sais quoi! Delv…

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Spicy Melon Soup

I always find myself moving into the next season before it's had a chance to start. For instance, right this minute I would like to lose myself in a chunky knit sweater, throw on some socks, and make …

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Jeweled Rice that Sparkles

I wish I could take credit for this one, but no, it's a traditional Persian dish—eaten by Kings and Queens (and fairies and mermaids one can only imagine). I have played around to come up with a few d…

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