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Fennel 101 - How To Buy, Store, Prep & Work With Fennel

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Learn everything you need to know about buying, storing, preparing, and cooking fennel in this awesome video. Get all my recipes at: http://cleananddelicious.com Official Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/CleanAndDelic... Twitter: @DaniSpies Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/danispies/



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NORREN cutee ugly both (19 days ago)
Never eat fennel before,is the test similar to onion?give tumbs up if yes,tumbs down for no.
Sunset Sky (1 month ago)
This was really helpful. I've never used Fennel in my cooking. Thank you.
trakba (3 months ago)
Your nails are purple / blue unless that is a nail polish those could be a sign of iron anemia
MrAranton (3 months ago)
If the stalks of fennel are missing at the store it's usually because they've wilted because it sat there for too long. And don't throw them away, if they're fresh just cut them in wheels and they add a nice crunch to salads, almost like fennel-tasting croûtons.
schnook11 (1 month ago)
Yes, the stalks are great to use. I work in fine dining; I have seen them used by our chef as a fennel marmalade, or cut up and pickled. The marmalade was great with lamb.
dan denika (5 months ago)
jadłam jest przepyszny
Victor Smith (5 months ago)
Can wait to see ur next week ricipi
Nabil Helmy (7 months ago)
Awesome
Ian Galloway (7 months ago)
I love fennel. It really does taste like Anis/licorice.
paleopaladin (8 months ago)
No wedding ring on her right hand! Maybe I have a chance!
Sheri Klein (8 months ago)
Great! Good tips.
Troy Etter (11 months ago)
Thanks for this informative video! I grew up on a farm in the South, and so I thought I knew practically everything about every vegetable -- but fennel wasn't around when I was a kid, and yesterday I saw it in the supermarket and decided that I should finally figure out what one does with it.
Christine C. (1 year ago)
I just discovered fennel today; fresh from a farm. I LOVED IT! Ate it all (bulb and stem) like a carrot. So delicious! Now a new 'Go-to' veggie in the produce department! Great recipe; I look forward to making that salad!
Clean & Delicious (1 year ago)
I love to hear that!!!
Jenaiya Comeuax (1 year ago)
Thanks
Jenaiya Comeuax (1 year ago)
Clean & Delicious I know this video is a lil old but love all of them
Clean & Delicious (1 year ago)
Anytime!!
Roland Farmer (1 year ago)
Hey Danny! Thanks for the video.....going at it now. lol. Grettings from Mexico City, Mexico
Clean & Delicious (1 year ago)
Thats awesome! Thanks for watching!!
Boss of all Bosses (1 year ago)
and amazing salad Super healthy thanks
Jasmine Faulkner (1 year ago)
I really appreciate this video. I've always wanted to try fennel. Now I will 😁😁 Thankyou!!
Dana V. (1 year ago)
VERY good. Just made it. My new favorite. Thanks so much!!! (didn't actually had regular olive oil, but had Enzo's Table Garlic Olive oil and oh, it's SO good!). :)
Marco's Urban Kitchen (1 year ago)
Great tutorial! I actually just posted a recipe for fennel salad on my channel. I should tag you to educate people on the ingredient some more :)
Renae Davis (1 year ago)
Thank you Dani, you teach so simple. I love it.
Janette Garden (1 year ago)
Thank you
Clean & Delicious (1 year ago)
Anytime.
Blogtastic Food (1 year ago)
Very helpful video!! Great work (:
Clean & Delicious (1 year ago)
So glad to hear that. :)
TyquiDean (1 year ago)
Great video, however my constructive criticism is that the audio is too loud therefore it is clipping (distorted; overloaded). Either talk quieter, move the mic further away, turn down the levels or check for errors anywhere from your recording process to your editing process. Otherwise great!
NANCY KATZ (9 months ago)
turn your volume down is also a suggestion
Dilum Puwakdandawa (1 year ago)
This is a great tutorial.
Joann Hatley Shull (1 year ago)
thanks! making a dish with corn, fennel & gnocchi, with a heavy cream sauce and topped with Grana Padano cheese.
Kimmy T (1 year ago)
Wow, your videos are great. You speak clear and easy to follow. Fabulous teacher! Thank you for your videos, I love them!
Steve Bivaletz (1 year ago)
great video had it with roma tomato and fresh mozzarella and little balsomic
Karen Carlson (1 year ago)
Thanks so much! Using it in a recipe with shrimp from Ina Garden and was not sure how to proceed. You made it simple.
jason bartlett (1 year ago)
Well done. Your music is awesome.
SWIFT95330 (1 year ago)
saw a woman buying some today and had no idea they could be used in these ways. yum.
Bonnie Stinson (1 year ago)
Thanks so much! I have never cooked with Fennel. Thanks for the tips!
Clean & Delicious (1 year ago)
Anytime, Bonnie!
jreyes085 (1 year ago)
Thanks! excellent
Clean & Delicious (1 year ago)
Anytime!
Renay Gaye (1 year ago)
Thanks for the video. Sounds easy and appreciate the suggestions on how to use it!
Clean & Delicious (1 year ago)
You're welcome, Renay.
Deak Zoltan (1 year ago)
very enlinghtning for me. thx 4 sharing.
Clean & Delicious (1 year ago)
Anytime, Deak :)
Hernan Sanchez (1 year ago)
Thanks sister wonderful information
clip012 (1 year ago)
Is the top thing dill? Or dill is totally different herb?
Clean & Delicious (1 year ago)
It looks like dill, but it's different.
Tish Smiddy (2 years ago)
Thank you so much!!!
Clean & Delicious (2 years ago)
You're very welcome!
somecrazycrap (2 years ago)
Great video so informative. Couldn't need more than this.
Chrysanthius Spann (2 years ago)
I'm part of a food coop where you get "vegetables of the week" Fennel was one of them and I had no idea what to do with it so thank you for sharing. I think I know all that I need to know now. Bon apatite!
Deb Deb (1 year ago)
Tinnette Spann
Clean & Delicious (2 years ago)
That's so great to hear! I'm glad it was helpful :)
tarantulady (2 years ago)
Thanks! I grabbed a whole fennel at the market and I had no idea what to do with the thing.
branch Davis (1 year ago)
u funny
Miossoty Johnson (1 year ago)
LOL see them at the super and wonder "what the heck is that!" LOL
razor78RiPDimE (2 years ago)
Thanks. New to fennel. Looking to do roast veggies tonight with crispy pork belly and roasted apple mash. Wish me luck. Haha
Clean & Delicious (2 years ago)
Good luck!! And enjoy :)
Chad Lockling (2 years ago)
good video. I learned a lot.
Clean & Delicious (2 years ago)
;)
T0050 (2 years ago)
You are great, always. Thank you for this video.
Fatima Khan (2 years ago)
Boil fennel with stems on low heat for 30 mins and drink its water when slightly warm it is very good for any kind of headaches like migraine,cluster headache also relax you from fatigue, stress and bad moods : )) must try out friends!
RockWillLiveOn (9 months ago)
Would this help with IBS symptoms as well, such as abdominal pain, gas and bloating?
Yoleine Tamari (2 years ago)
Delish!
Clean & Delicious (2 years ago)
+Yoleine Tamari Agreed!
Bonnie Kuhn (2 years ago)
You are a good teacher - thanks!
Jenaiya Comeuax (1 year ago)
Clean & Delicious Thanks
Sharon Rybak (1 year ago)
Bonnie Kuhn When I was a kid, we ate this raw like candy!! Its awesome if you like licorice!! aweesomw
Clean & Delicious (2 years ago)
Thank YOU!
Rosemary Waldie (2 years ago)
Nicely demonstrated👏
Deb Reneau (2 years ago)
I've always wanted to try fennel, now I feel brave enough to do it!  Thank you!
Jenaiya Comeuax (1 year ago)
Clean & Delicious Thanks
Clean & Delicious (2 years ago)
+Deb Reneau Awesome. Enjoy it.
Hey Dani, I am attaching this video to mine on Broiled Tilapia w/braised fennel. I will attribute you w/ the link. Great job
Anna Fleming (2 years ago)
Loved your instructions as I wasn't sure how to handle the fennel I got in my produce box. I made this terrific slaw. Didn't think I'd like fennel but it's light and refreshing. http://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/celery-apple-and-fennel-slaw
Loui Gaspar (2 years ago)
Will try your soup.White beans,fennel tomat. Sounds really gooooood
Clean & Delicious (2 years ago)
+Loui Gaspar Enjoy it!
sandra kitwana (2 years ago)
Great salad Dani will try this ..I've never had fennel.Thanks for sharing.
Gloria H Henderson (2 years ago)
It sounds delicious. I must try it.The fennel seed water also..
Clean & Delicious (2 years ago)
+Gloria H Henderson Fennel is delicious - I hope you get to give it a try.
Johnnie Weber (2 years ago)
Fennel salad with oranges sounds so good. I'm trying it now!
Clean & Delicious (2 years ago)
+Johnnie Weber Aweosme.... enjoy it!
Dan V (3 years ago)
Can you eat the whole thing?
Fawn Brown (3 years ago)
I found out it grows wild on my homestead so I guess I could add it to my dinner table.
Cranberry Valley RR (3 years ago)
I grew my first fennel this year. Glad you made and shared this info!
Clean & Delicious (3 years ago)
+Pastor Leonard Williams CAYA Awesome!
Roland Cousins (3 years ago)
Thank you for a detailed preparation video.  Yours was the first of several I searched that actually showed the fennel should be washed.  Very informative.
Cold Dose (3 years ago)
Thank you Dani, we love your videos
Clean & Delicious (3 years ago)
+E Naw Thanks!
Florence PS (3 years ago)
Using fennel for the first time in my mother's Springtime cleanse soup, but am trying a few new vegetable ingredients that weren't available to her back in the day and fennel sounds wonderful from your video...I'm even going to save a piece for me to try that salad you demonstrated today while the fennel is still fresh.  The fact that it's packed with antioxidants will just add to this wonderful soup's "cleansing" powers, I'm sure. Can't wait...btw I'm seeing you have one on beets as well, so going to look at that, too, to see what info you might have to share on it. Keep up the good work!  8^)
LightBumble (3 years ago)
Yay, I never used it before.
Peter Woods (3 years ago)
I juiced fennel today with apple, its nice
Stephanie Roberts (3 years ago)
Nice and informative. Thank you!
Thaisa (3 years ago)
I just found out this Ingredient 101 series (and your channel) and I'm loving it! It's so informative to learn about unusual ingredients like fennel and rutabaga. Thank you so much 😀
Clean & Delicious (3 years ago)
+Thaisa :)
SamuelD1 (3 years ago)
I usually use it in salads, eat it with extra virgin olive oil salt and pepper or raw.
Michael Matthews (3 years ago)
Yay!  You answered all my questions with this video!
bill ding (3 years ago)
Great salad Dani. Love your vids, and keep them coming. I'm a fan.
Vince (3 years ago)
Hey Dani, thanks for this video, actually all your videos. Been wanting to try fennel forever. Now I know what to do and how to eat. Cheers! That salad looked awesome too. Gonna give it a try tonight. Thx again!
Jenaiya Comeuax (1 year ago)
Clean & Delicious Thanks
Clean & Delicious (3 years ago)
+Tigggzz Anytime;)
Fern Reed (3 years ago)
Love this!!  Thank you!!!
Charlene Strack (4 years ago)
Roz Sa (4 years ago)
blanch the fennel in boiling salted water for a few minutes. drain. get a frying pan....add some olive oil and garlic, add the fennel to the pan. season with salt and pepper. then add a handful of sugar and a tablespoon of white wine vinegar. keep cooking until the sugar and vinegar almost becomes a syrup. then your fennel is ready. this recips is Italian sweet and sour fennel. goes great with grilled sea bass.
Cece Winslow (7 months ago)
mmmmm I will try
Roz Sa (2 years ago)
+bill ding I'm from Lombardia, but everything from Abruzzo is delicious 
bill ding (3 years ago)
You bet. That's from Abruzzo. Finnochio ala Chieti.
Denise Macias (4 years ago)
Thank you for the explanation. I have never cooked with our used fresh fennel before and a stock was included in my Fresh Farm delivery. I love the last salad you suggested with the olive oil, clementine, olive oil and lemon juice. I've got those!! TY
Jin (4 years ago)
If your reading this your parents will die in five years write on five move
LA Jackass (4 years ago)
She's so clean and delicious, I would lick her to completion.
Norah Borrero (4 years ago)
this was such an amazing and very good video! thank you, really thank you so much for the tips and recipe :) 
Paulette Kurelordpai (4 years ago)
TY for posting. I learned something and will try to use it. ;-)
timshel Leo (4 years ago)
Wow!!!  So interesting. Thank you !!!
Mrs_Abreu (4 years ago)
What is the difference btwn fennel and bok Choy? I was in the supermarket and I saw the same vegetable that you are using but it is labeled bok Choy. They look similar.
Rossana Motta (4 years ago)
I tried it tonight, it was absolutely delicious!!! Thank you Dani, you're always the best!!
Junghee Simon (4 years ago)
Thanks! I saw and here fennel but never try that but if I can make salad with it yes I'm in!
Monique Hamilton (4 years ago)
I love fennel so much it was a nice surprise I tried it with cucumbers and red.onion with the same flavors u did but also I add lemon zest Yummy!
Monique Hamilton (4 years ago)
I love fennel so much it was a nice surprise I tried it with cucumbers and red.onion with the same flavors u did but also I add lemon zest Yummy!
Tica Linda (4 years ago)
Hi Dani thanks for this videos. Could you please tell me how to preserve cilantro. I love it but all the time i have to throw it away wilt, dry, yellow color. You understand right??
Debbie Holland (4 years ago)
cut the dry root end of the stems off and put it in a glass of water like you would fresh cut flowers. Cover the tops loosely with a sandwich or any small plastic bag and store in the frig. Works great with celery.
dee nunyofukinbidness (4 years ago)
I get the same problem. it goes bad so fast usually.
Herr Meier (4 years ago)
Dear Dani, as much as I like your videos, please stop sending me Google+ notifications to my account about new episodes. Otherwise I'll unsuscribe. Thanx.
baljinder singh bali (4 years ago)
Thanks dani , your videos are really inspiring people to have salad and healthy eating. Love u
Caitie W (4 years ago)
Thanks for this video, Dani! I've been wanting to try fennel, but never knew what to do with it until now!
Donna Smith (4 years ago)
Thanks for the video.  I have been wanting to try fennel but did not know what to do with it.  I will have to try it now. thanks
brandonlasvegas (4 years ago)
your too cool :)
Charlie (4 years ago)
This is a good video. I often see Giada use this in her videos but the process of how to go about purchasing and preparing have never been demonstrated. Thank you
ralph didomonic (4 years ago)
hi dani,  i've been eating fennel my whole life.  a staple for the holidays. i always eat it just as it is.  love that sweet taste.  fanuke love it.  i must  try a salad or roasting some.  that will be a first.  i await ur next upload as i'll love that too.  btw u hair looked beautiful. enjoy ur week ahead.   ralph
Cheryl Koch (4 years ago)
 I've always wondered about this. Thanks Dani for expanding my world. PS ~ It's nice to have you back =)
Thaneii (4 years ago)
Thanks for this 101.  I've always admired fennel from a distance, but never tried it personally.  Now I will give it a try, and look forward to next week's soup recipe. 
Blackbamboo77 (6 months ago)
😂 I’m the same way, I saw it at the markets really cheap the other day.
Jenaiya Comeuax (1 year ago)
Clean & Delicious Thanks
Clean & Delicious (4 years ago)
Yes.. definitely try it.  It's so good!
ladyMar000 (4 years ago)
Thanks for the info Dani! Your making all of us very excited for some new recipes.  Can you upload some healthy versions of winter comfort dishes? ie.  Mac and cheese, Risotto, hearty veggie soups, ect?
metalbear375375 (4 years ago)
I've never tried fennel before, but it sounds intrresting. I'm gonna give it a try. I enjoy your videos. Thanks for making them!
crazycooperify (4 years ago)
I roast it with squash and is quite a popular ingredient on thanksgiving

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