Roasted Fennel + Potato Hash

In our house we call Thursdays, Thuriday.

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I know, how weird and totally random… but here’s why; Thursday is Pat’s “Friday” because it ends his 40-hour work week and starts his three day weekend. So around here Thursdays feel like Fridays and Fridays feel like Saturdays… etc.

When hunting season is over and he’s home, I cherish our Fridays together. Our girls are at school so we usually run errands, go out to lunch or (my personal favorite) lay around all day and do absolutely nothing. On those particular lazy days, I like to make us breakfast.

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It usually consists of some sort of hash that we can put an egg on top. On this particular day, roasted fennel and a redskin potato hash was on the menu so I decided to blog it as I go. As you’ll soon see, this hash is incredibly easy, as any oven-roasted hash should be, and if you’ve never had the pleasure of experiencing roasted fennel- you’re totally missing out. The fennel softens, it’s edges caramelizes and licorice flavor mellows out so just a hint remains… it’s utterly scrumptious. Mix it with roasted potatoes, Parmesan cheese, chopped fresh parsley and fennel fronds and you my friends, have breakfast.

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