What is a Celery Root?
- Known in Europe as “celeriac,” this underground relative of celery is cultivated only for its root. It has a crisp texture and a mild aroma with flavors of celery and walnuts.
How to Eat
- Wash thoroughly, trim off stems, and peel. Place cut pieces in lemon water to prevent browning. Add to salads, soups, and stews, or cook by sautéing or roasting.
- Source of vitamin C.
How to Choose
- Choose firm roots that feel heavy for their size.
How to Store
- Rub cut sides with lemon juice to prevent browning. Refrigerate in plastic wrap up to 2 weeks.
When are they in season?
Where are they grown?
- Product of U.S.A.
Celery Root and Cauliflower Purée Forget potatoes! Luscious and creamy, this purée can be made healthy with olive oil or decadent with a touch of butter. Ingredients 1 medium celery root (about 1 pound) 1 small head or half large … Continue reading