Creamed Celery, from 1928

Recipe by Annacia
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cut celery to 1 inch pieces.
  • Cover with water and cook till tender but not soft.
  • Drain, saving the celery liquid.
  • Melt the butter, mix in the flour and gradually blend in the milk to make a smooth white sauce.
  • Use some saved celery liquid to thin the sauce if needed and save the rest for the soup pot.
  • Mix the cooked celery into the sauce and turn into a well buttered dish (oven proof).
  • Sprinkle the cheese over the top.
  • Sprinkle the crumbs that have been lightly browned in the butter over the top of the dish.
  • Bake in a moderate oven (350 degrees) for about 20 mins or until the cheese melts and the mixture is heated through/.
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