A Very Irreverent Autumn Caponata

Autumn Caponata | StrictlyDelicious.com

I promise I mean no disrespect. But this is not your grandmother’s caponata. We have the traditional tomatoes, eggplant, capers, and olives. But, just for the season, we’re also adding autumn squash, fennel, fresh thyme, and… Do I detect a hint of cinnamon?? We’re having all of the fun with this cozy stew, because fall… 

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Steamed Clams with Creamy Bacon & Fennel Broth

Steamed Clams with Creamy Bacon & Fennel Broth | StrictlyDelicious.com

The fact that I can eat clams will never cease to amaze me. My entire life, I thought I was allergic to all seafood and I would never dare to touch it even with a ten foot pole. Growing up in Maryland, the heart of the East Coast seafood world, my seafood allergy felt like torture. It was… 

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Slow Cooker Creamy Orange Fennel Chicken

Slow Cooker Creamy Orange Fennel Chicken | StrictlyDelicious.com

I’ve got to tell you, this is one of my favorite dishes I’ve EVER made. I know fennel might be an usual, slightly intimidating ingredient for some. To be honest, I’ve been avoiding fennel like a girl avoids eye contact with that guy who won’t stop staring at her. I’ve never been a fan of… 

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