Usually when I lament the challenges of my CSA box, it’s along the lines of “What am I going to do with all this [insert vexing vegetable here]”? But sometimes just the opposite can be problematic – what to do when you only get ONE of something? Most recipes call for a pound of this or two to three of that. But when you’re staring down one, lonely vegetable, it’s hard to figure out what to do. Sometimes my solution is to trade that odd vegetable with something else in the swap box; hoping that someone else can use my one to make two. But it’s a rare occasion when we get fennel and I wasn’t about to give that up. Solution? Thinly slice it along with a sweet onion and caramelize it. That simple combination works wonders on top of a burger, as a condiment on a steak or veggie sandwich or folded into an omlet. My next hill to climb? The pesky one-off kohlrabi...
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Well Done Burgers Done Well
shown here topped with caramelized onions & fennel, avocado and brie