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Community Picks -- Fennel

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The results are in -- here are the recipes our community loved from the Your Best Fennel contest!

Once again, we want to give a big thanks to all of our volunteer recipe testers for your thoughtful comments and for helping us continue to strengthen our recipe recommendations. You can read the winning headnote and tester's comments by clicking through to the Community Picks recipes — the comments are below the recipe. And even if the recipe you tested wasn't chosen as a CP, please feel free to leave your testing notes in the recipe's comments section. Constructive criticism is always encouraged!

Community Picks (Tested and photographed by us!)

Mussels with Fennel, Italian Sausage & Pernod


Orange-Fennel Mostarda


Fennel Biscotti


Carrots and Fennel Braised with Orange Zest and Honey 


White Chocolate Fennel Truffles

Community Picks (Tested by you!)

Shaved Fennel and Apple Salad with Sultanas, Mint and Almonds
Potato Fennel Hash
Fennel and Sultana Bread
Fennel and Olive Gratin
Fennel and Pear Strata

Photos by James Ransom

Tags: community picks, fennel

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Comments (7)


over 2 years ago EmilyC

Congrats to all!


over 2 years ago Susan McKenna Grant

I live in a place where fennel grows wild and where every part of the plant is used from frond to flower to seed to stalk. Congratulations to all the winners, these are lovely, appropriate and inspired uses of this incredible vegetable.


over 2 years ago em-i-lis

Emily is a trusted source on General Cooking.

what a lovely note, susan!


over 2 years ago inpatskitchen

Congratulations to all on the CPs! And special thanks to Hardlikearmour for her lovely review of my Fennel and Olive Gratin!


over 2 years ago mrslarkin

Mrs. Larkin is a trusted source on Baking.

Congrats on all of the CP's! Thanks so much for choosing my biscotti recipe to be photographed, and to snowcitygirl for the awesome review.


over 2 years ago Sophia R

Agree - the photos are wonderful! Thanks again for choosing one of my recipes as a CP, love the testing notes as well!


over 2 years ago em-i-lis

Emily is a trusted source on General Cooking.

Congrats to all CPs! What beautiful, delicious recipes!
Gorgeous pictures too!