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How to keep celery crisp?

I like celery, but it seems to go limp very quickly when I buy it. What's the best way to store it to keep it crisper longer?
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What is the Chinese celery and cabbage appetizer called and how is it made?

My favorite Chinese restaurant for 30 years closed a few months ago. Back many years ago they had an appetizer that they served when you were seated that was excellent. It was very simple, only ...
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When should you sweat mirepoix, and when should you sauté it?

The ingredients of mirepoix are consistently described as onion, carrot and celery in a 2:1:1 ratio, but there isn't much consistency advice on how to cook it. Most recipes I've found say to sauté it, ...
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It is safe to store celery in aluminum foil?

Because I cannot find on a regular basis celery, I am trying to preserve what I buy as long as possible. After trying some methods, the one I found is aluminum foil. I wash the celery, dry it, put in ...
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How to make celery root dish without parmesan?

I've used a recipe before (can't find it anymore, sorry) where I steamed sticks of celery root. The ingredients I remember are garlic (whole cloves steamed together with the celery), probably a small ...
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What is a substitute for celery root in a soup?

I don't have access to celery root (celeriac). What can I use instead? Are there any suitable alternatives?
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What are the positive effects of adding celery to a sauce?

Many sauces include celery. It's not a flavour I'm particularly keen on, particularly in sauces so I'm wondering why it's included. Is it included simply as a flavour or does it serve some other ...
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Can you freeze mirepoix?

Can I chop up and freeze mirepoix raw, or do the vegetables have to be blanched first? Thanks!