Tag Archives: anise

Fava Bean and Fennel Slaw

This is a fantastic salad that goes well with many grilled meats, fish especially. When choosing fava beans pick the youngest possible. If the beans are not bright green inside remove the white second shell as well. Fava and Fennel … Continue reading

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Fiery drinks for fall

Nothing will put a little fire in your belly like a little fire in your belly. Disclaimer: allow the flames to die out before drinking and maybe wear oven mitts.  Sambuca on the Fly 2 ounces Sambuca 3 espresso or … Continue reading

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Mom’s anise biscotti

Katherine on cookies…. When I first met my husband I was puzzled at his apparent lack of a sweet tooth. Then I was mystified that the only sort of cookies he seemed to like came in a box, from the … Continue reading

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