Veggie Type: Greens
Season: Hot summer months and into the fall
Peak months: July-October
Uses: Fennel is a unique veggie with a distinct licorice flavor. The bulb itself can be separated from the stalks, cut like an onion, and eaten raw, cooked or grilled. The flavorful fronds can be added to salads, sauces or dips or steeped in water to make fennel tea.