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Shut Up and Mangia!, Issue #048 - Pork Chops with Fennel
March 20, 2014

"There is no love sincerer than the love of food." ― George Bernard Shaw

Pork and fennel are a great combination. The slightly sweet anise flavor of the fennel blends well with many other foods including chicken and lamb. Sliced thin, fennel is delicious in a salad and of coarse Italian sausage wouldn't be Italian sausage without fennel seeds.

Try this great pork chop recipe and let us know what you think. Enjoy!


Here is an unusual dish for you to try out. This Pork Chops with Fennel recipe is something completely different. If you don't enjoy the licorice flavor of the fennel, don't even try this dish. Personally I love fennel. When cooking, the aroma fills the kitchen and the anise flavor of the fennel adds an unexpected taste to these tender chops.

Fennel, as you know, is crunchy with a slightly sweet flavor and very common in Italian dishes. It is a perfect vegetable to serve fish and of course fennel seed is an essential ingredient in making Italian sausage. ...... Read More

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