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How to choose, prepare, and store Celery.
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Buying Celery

Look for: straight, rigid celery stalks that have fresh leaves. Celery stalks should smell fresh.

Avoid: celery stalks that are limp or smell musty.

Seasonality: Fall, winter and spring

Storing Celery

Refrigerate celery in a plastic bag for up to 2 weeks.

Preparing Celery

Either break off stalks as necessary or chop an inch off the bottom to separate the entire bunch. Rinse well. Trim the top and bottom of each piece of celery and discard. Chop as desired. Note: Celery leaves are edible.

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