Water celery

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Water celery (Bot) A very acrid herb (Ranunculus sceleratus) growing in ditches and wet places; -- called also cursed crowfoot.
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Usage

In literature:

This soil is naturally wet, and celery is a glutton for water.
"Hiram The Young Farmer" by Burbank L. Todd
Stir until smooth and add the 2 cups celery water and chicken stock.
"For Luncheon and Supper Guests" by Alice Bradley
Prepare celery and cut into very thin strips and plunge in ice water until wanted.
"The Story of Crisco" by Marion Harris Neil
When brown, add 4 pints of water, the celery washed and cut into pieces, the mace, the pepper and salt.
"The Allinson Vegetarian Cookery Book" by Thomas R. Allinson
Throw the celery into boiling water, with only sufficient water just to cover it.
"Cassell's Vegetarian Cookery" by A. G. Payne
Wash and boil a small head of celery, which has been cut up fine, in one pint of water, with half a teaspoonful of salt.
"The Easiest Way in Housekeeping and Cooking" by Helen Campbell
As Celery loves moisture, give water freely in dry weather.
"The Culture of Vegetables and Flowers From Seeds and Roots, 16th Edition" by Sutton and Sons
Put four well-cleansed medium-sized leeks (cut up small), the outer parts of a head of celery (chopped), a quart of water and 2 oz.
"The Healthy Life, Vol. V, Nos. 24-28" by Various
Wash and scrape the celery, cut into 1/2 inch pieces, put it into the pint of boiling salted water and cook until very soft.
"Public School Domestic Science" by Mrs. J. Hoodless
Cook any large fish in salted water, adding one cupful of vinegar, and sliced onions, celery root, and parsley to season.
"How to Cook Fish" by Olive Green
They are full of water, and, with a judicious blow, can be cut almost as easily as celery.
"Across Unknown South America" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
Cut the celery in six inch lengths, boil in salt and water, strain.
"365 Luncheon Dishes" by Anonymous
Mash celery in water it has been cooked in and stir in boiling milk.
"The Community Cook Book" by Anonymous
Scald the celery, after washing well, in salted boiling water.
"The Italian Cook Book" by Maria Gentile
Use the trimmings chopped fine in dressing of crumbs, celery and seasoning moistened with water.
"Dietetics for Nurses" by Fairfax T. Proudfit
Cook together in two quarts of water for half an hour, half an onion, three stalks of celery, and a sliced carrot.
"The Myrtle Reed Cook Book" by Myrtle Reed
Cut the white stalks of celery the length of asparagus, boil in as little salted water as possible until quite tender.
"Clayton's Quaker Cook-Book" by H. J. Clayton
Cut one-half stalk of celery Julienne style, and cook in salt water until soft.
"The Hotel St. Francis Cook Book" by Victor Hirtzler
With water flowing all through it, celery, salisfy, and lettuce all ready to eat, and other vegetables growing finely.
"Alamo Ranch" by Sarah Warner Brooks
The celery must have been well washed, and laid an hour in cold water.
"Miss Leslie's New Cookery Book" by Eliza Leslie
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In news:

Not much can be done to raise the Celery Bog's water level.
With a knife cut leeks and celery into small pieces and soak in a bowl filled with water.
Marinated chicken breast, diced celery, green onions, water chestnuts and garlic.
1 large onion 3-4 carrots 3-4 ribs celery 1/2 head cabbage 3 c. Water 1 (46 oz) can tomato juice 6 bouillon cubes 1 bay leaf Salt and pepper.
In large pot, combine broth, water, lentils , tomatoes, tomato paste, brown sugar, carrots, celery, green beans, onion and garlic.
1/8 cup kosher salt 1 cup sugar ¼ teaspoon whole celery seed ¼ teaspoon whole cloves ¼ teaspoon whole mustard seed 2 cups apple cider vinegar 1 cup water Makes 4 cups.
Add 1/2 cup water to bottom of pan along with turkey neck, gizzard, any other giblets, onion, carrot, celery, and parsley.
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