How to Sex a Fennel - Video Podcast

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Did you know there are male and female fennel bulbs? The female of this delicately anise-flavored bulb is sweeter and can be braised with tomato sauce. Watch host Evan Kleiman demonstrate how to make this simple but elegant dish. She also makes a fast salad with raw fennel, persimmons and Belgian endive.

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