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A tornado of flavor: it's a fennel cloud!  - Fennel

Use within 7–10 weeks when whole2–3 days when cut

How to Store Fennel

  • Refrigerate Refrigerate

    Place whole fennel bulbs in an open Glad® Zipper Bag in the refrigerator.

  • Cut Cut

    Store cut fennel by removing and discarding the stalks. Cut off the woody bottom of the bulb and peel away any wilted or browning layers.

  • Store Store

    Seal in a GladWare® food protection container and refrigerate.

Keeps for 10–12 months

How to Freeze  Fennel

  • Prepare Prepare

    Chop fronds and stalks and portion into ice cube trays. Cover with water and freeze solid.

  • Blanch Blanch

    For bulbs: Cut into quarters and blanch in boiling water for 1 min. Then, plunge into ice water for 1 min.

  • Pack Pack

    Pack frozen cubes in Freezer Zipper bags or FreezerWare™. For bulbs: dry then pack into Freezer Zipper bags.

  • Freeze Freeze

    Seal and remove as much air as possible from bags. Place in the deepest part of the freezer.