Sunday, March 17, 2013

Save your celery- how to keep it fresh for a mighty long time

Just a quick note- ran across this tip a while back, and it really works! When you buy a bunch of celery, trim the end at the bottom:
Take a paper towel, dampen it, and fold it about into quarters. Place that on the freshly-cut end, and then wrap your entire celery bunch in foil. Yeah, sounds weird, but....
This bunch here is about a month old. Yes, really. It will keep, in a crisper drawer, for an incredibly long time. We'll be using it up in the Hong Kong-style noodles tonight- as promised, I'll FINALLY be able to show you the perfect accompaniment for those egg rolls, from last week! Meant to do this earlier this week, but...life throws curveballs, sometimes. 
Enjoy your day, folks!

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