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Tangy Fennel and Orange Marinated Olives

Tangy Fennel and Orange Marinated Olives

I love to start a party with marinated olives.  They make a light and healthy finger food that doesn’t leave your guests too full to enjoy their meal. When my guests arrive, I love to have lots of small dishes of nibbles to place around […]

Regal Apple Slaw

Regal Apple Slaw

This refreshing, crunchy slaw is the perfect counterpoint to a rich dinner.  It’s quick and easy to make, and is a guaranteed hit at family gatherings. We southerners love our slaw, probably because we eat a lot of ham and fried foods.  The sweet, tangy […]

Crispy Baked Baby Fennel

Crispy Baked Baby Fennel

This crispy fennel dish makes an ideal bar snack.  The delicate flavor of the fennel is complemented by a hint of balsamic vinegar for a lovely, addictive munch. This dish came about by happy accident.  During my early years in Johannesburg, I experimented a lot […]

Elegant Roast Chicken with Baby Fennel

Elegant Roast Chicken with Baby Fennel

This simple Roast Chicken with Baby Fennel is perfect for busy weeknights, but elegant enough for Sunday dinner.  It comes together quickly at the end of a busy day, cooks in one pot, and is light, balanced and flavorful. When I’m busy, I’ve been known […]