The root of a celery, combines celery flavor with potato texture.
Season: October - June
How to select: Pick firm, small to medium-size roots with few rootlets or knobs. Soft spots are a signal of decal.
How to store: Keeps in the refrigerator for 7-10 days in a plastic bag
How to prepare: Trim the ends and peel the rough exterior. Eat raw, grated into salads. boil, braise, deep-fry, fry, puree, raw, saute, steam
Matches well with: bacon, bread crumbs, butter, butternut squash, caraway seeds, cheese, cream fennel, garlic, hollandaise sauce, lemon, mayonnaise, mustard, nutmeg, olive oil, onions, parley, potatoes, thyme, vinegar, walnuts