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From Carol’s Kitchen – Fennel and Some Fa La La La!

3 Dec
Dear Readers,

Tis the Season to give and share while remaining in the spirit of joy and fa la la la! Oh how I love the fa la la la of the season!
My dear friend Carol who is a meditation teacher shared her divine recipe with me and now I with you. It will not disappoint… yum delicious! It is literally an easy slice and bake kind of cooking and to anyone who knows me, this makes for the perfect kind of cooking! Thank you Carol!
From Carol’s Kitchen…
For six people
Pre-heat oven 425
4 Heads of Fennel
3 Can of Artichokes – drained, patted dry
4 Tablespoons of  Extra Virgin Olive Oil (saving 1 T for the end)
2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice (for the end)
3 tablespoon chopped of flat leaf parsley (for the end)
Salt and Pepper to taste
Grated Parmesan Cheese (optional)
Cut off the frond (green leafy part of fennel) And save for garnish
Cut into 3/4 inch wedges  
Cut artichokes in half lengthwise
Lay them all out on a rimed cookie sheet
Drizzle two tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil over everything vegetables 
salt and pepper to taste
Roast vegetables at 425 degrees for 35 minutes, tossing vegetables after 20 minutes 
When finished, drizzle 1 T Extra Virgin Olive Oil remain and 2 t of fresh lemon juice 
Add parsley and toss to combined
Throw it all in a bowl
Garnish with fennel fronds 
Sprinkle parmesan cheese on top if desired – completely optional 
Serve a fish of your choice as a side dish!
It is healthy option as the season brings less then desired feelings!…Thank you Carol for bringing warmth, nutrition and love to the holidays!
Asklotta and staff will MIND YOUR BUSINESS today in Carol’s kitchen!
Again, it has been my pleasure to tell you what to do and what NOT to do!
Kindest regards,
President and CEO
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