Versatile Fresh Fennel, Great Raw or Cooked

Fennel bulbs, with their mild aniselike flavor, take well to a number of cooking methods, including braising and roasting, and also work well in cool, crunchy salads. Check out Chowhounds' best fennel recipes and pairings.

Photo of Shaved Fennel and Pistachio Salad by Chris Rochelle / CHOW.com