If you are a gardener plant fennel seeds in the spring after the last frost. Keep in bright sun and water frequently.
Fennel can be used as a cooking ingredient in bulb for as shown or in the form of dried seeds. The outer portion of the bulb can be sliced into salads, or saute it with some olive oil and serve as a side dish. Fennel is also the perfect flavor addition to roasted vegetables, soups and stews.
A quick search on the internet will yield a wide variety of recipes, or try adding fennel to one of your favorites.
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