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    Kitchen Dictionary: anise

    Pronounced: AN-ihss

    Sweet licorice-flavored tiny oval greenish-brown seeds, from the parsley family and with a history that stretches back to 1500 B.C. Flavors drinks such as Pastis, Arrack, Anisette, and Ouzo. Anisette is a clear, very sweet liqueur made with anise seeds.


    Season: available year-round

    How to store: Stay flavorful for up to one year in a cool, dark, dry place

    How to prepare: Used in cookies, desserts and some savory dishes.

    Matches well with: beets, breads, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, desserts, fish, melon sauerkraut, seafood

    Substitutions: fennel, caraway, star anise, chervil or a few drops of anise extract per tsp

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    Nutrition Facts

    Calculated for 1 tbsp, whole
    Amount Per Serving %DV
    Calories 22
    Calories from Fat 9 (42%)
    Total Fat 1.1g 1%
    Saturated Fat 0.0g 0%
    Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
    Polyunsaturated Fat 0.2g
    Trans Fat 0.0g
    Cholesterol 0mg 0%
    Sodium 1mg 0%
    Potassium 96mg 2%
    Total Carbohydrate 3.4g 1%
    Dietary Fiber 1.0g 3%
    Sugars 1.0g
    Protein 1.2g 2%

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