root celery

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n root celery grown for its thickened edible aromatic root
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Usage

In literature:

Separate stalks from 2 roots celery and wash thoroughly.
"For Luncheon and Supper Guests" by Alice Bradley
The roots, radishes, carrots, celery, are only soaked in brine and dried.
"Enquire Within Upon Everything" by Anonymous
Celery should be kept in the cellar, the roots covered with tan, to keep them moist.
"The American Frugal Housewife" by Lydia M. Child
Should you have a large quantity of celery, trim and carefully wash the roots, cut them fine and add to soup as flavoring.
"Mary at the Farm and Book of Recipes Compiled during Her Visit among the "Pennsylvania Germans"" by Edith M. Thomas
The beet-root, of course, is boiled, and the celery generally sliced up thin in a raw state.
"Cassell's Vegetarian Cookery" by A. G. Payne
Scrape and clean the celery, cutting the root into a point, then splitting it in half from root end to tip.
"Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book" by Mary A. Wilson
Take out the onion, parsley and celery root, add half a cupful of chopped mushrooms, and cook for five minutes.
"How to Cook Fish" by Olive Green
In flavor, they resemble celeriac or turnip-rooted celery, but are not so pleasing.
"Culinary Herbs: Their Cultivation Harvesting Curing and Uses" by M. G. Kains
Celeriac, or Turnip-rooted Celery.
"The Field and Garden Vegetables of America" by Fearing Burr
Adventitious roots from petiole of celery 158 72.
"Vegetable Teratology" by Maxwell T. Masters
Wash and peel the celery roots, cut them into dice and cook until tender in as little water as possible, and when nearly done add a little salt.
"The Golden Age Cook Book" by Henrietta Latham Dwight
When you use parsley, save every bit of leaf, stalk or root you do not need, and treat them in the same way as the celery.
"Twenty-Five Cent Dinners for Families of Six" by Juliet Corson
This done, cut a few roots of celery small, and put it to the strained soup.
"The Lady's Own Cookery Book, and New Dinner-Table Directory;" by Charlotte Campbell Bury
Celery Root Salad 256 872.
"Desserts and Salads" by Gesine Lemcke
Celery may be used in place of celery root.
"Better Meals for Less Money" by Mary Green
CELERIAC, or TURNIP-ROOTED CELERY.
"The Practical Garden-Book" by C. E. Hunn
Soup or turnip-rooted celery, after being cleaned and properly scraped, is prepared like table celery as above, either stewed or fried.
"Hand-Book of Practical Cookery for Ladies and Professional Cooks" by Pierre Blot
Shallow plowing (5 inches) is practiced, as celery roots do not go deep.
"Farm Gardening with Hints on Cheap Manuring" by Anonymous
Trim off the tops and roots from four heads of celery.
"The Myrtle Reed Cook Book" by Myrtle Reed
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In poetry:

Odours that rise
When the spade wounds the root of tree,
Rose, currant, raspberry, or goutweed,
Rhubarb or celery;
"Digging 2" by Edward Thomas

In news:

Make a savory-sweet puree of pears and celery root, a perfect accompaniment to roast pork tenderloin or to pork of any kind.
While celeriac is usually marked " celery root" in food stores in the United States, it isn't the root of celery stalks but a close cousin.
Pity the poor celery root, or celeriac as the French call it.
Kohlrabi and Celery Root Puree .
View full size Grant Butler/The Oregonian Chef Tal Ronnen works with students from Le Cordon Bleu cooking school to prepare samples of a celery root and apple soup.
1/2 cup julienned celery root.
Barley , Celery Root and Mushroom Salad With Scallion Vinaigrette.
Celery Root Puree with Pear Anjou.
Cornish Hens with Plum-and-Leek Stuffing and Celery Root .
Celery Root and Green Apple Puree.
Celery Root Soup with Clementine-Relish Toasts.
Celery Root and Turnip Puree.
Celery Root with Apples, Walnuts and Blue Cheese.
A medley of root vegetables — including celery root , parsnips, turnips, and carrots — lends a delightful sweetness to this dish.
Plain mashed potatoes may seem a bit tame after you've tried this flavorful version, full of celery root , rutabaga and Yukon Gold potatoes and mashed with sweet garlic and tangy buttermilk.
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