When to Buy/In Season:
Season: October to March
How to Select:
Look for: well-shaped white buls with green, feather like leaves
Fennel is relatively untouched by pests or diseases, and conventional crops typically do not require treatment. However, other organic issues, such as treatment of the environment and farmers are still in play.
How to Store:
Store: Refrigerate fennel in crisper or wrapped in plastic bags, use within 2 – 5 days
To Freeze from fresh:
Prepare: Use fresh young stalks. Wash thoroughly.
Blanch: Blanch 3 minutes. Chill in iced water 3 minutes. Drain, pack in freezer bags and remove air.
Store: Store in the freezer (0F) up to 6 months
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