#FennelFriday for the Holidays!

‘Tis the Friday before Christmas and all through the house, every creature is stirring – this is a COOKING house!

Happy Fennel Friday!

I have found over the past few days that Fennel pollen and Fennel are an incredible addition to many of my holiday favorites.  Fennel enhances dishes – boosts the flavor and gives it an edge that has your guests wondering what is in your recipe.  Plus, with all of the healthy benefits of fennel, we can feel good about eating it in all forms.

A Few Easy Holiday Uses for Fennel:

  • If your recipe calls for celery, swap out half of the celery for fennel for a light, fresh infusion
  • Use Fennel Pollen to finish dishes – especially gratins, mashed potatoes, pastas with cream sauce
  • Veggies love Fennel Pollen and Pollen Ranch blends – Zensational had my guests exclaiming in delight over the roasted potatoes
  • Serve roughly chopped Fennel on your veggie platters as an appetizer – it adds in digestion & makes an unique addition to the same old veggie platters

What are your favorite ways to use fennel, especially during the holidays?

We had some great recipes that were added to our Fennel Friday linky last weekend and #FennelFriday tweets – add yours!  We are sending a sample of Pollen Ranch Fennel Pollen out to a one of our Fennel Friday participants!  Just add your recipe below and if you tweet, add #FennelFriday to your tweet.

About Fennel Friday:

Every week, Foodies Unite will be crafting creative recipes and discussing uses of fennel and fennel pollen. We will be incorporating some fabulous products from Pollen Ranch into the recipes and on Friday, get your links ready!

There is a linky group below so that you can share your fennel recipes and check out other blogs as well.  Every week we will have a NEW linky group and grow the Fennel Friday movement!  We will be tweeting and facebooking all the fennel recipes that are shared on the page – don’t forget to tag your tweets #FennelFriday!

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