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celery,

biennial plant (Apium graveolens) of the family Umbelliferae (parsleyparsley,
Mediterranean aromatic herb (Petroselinum crispum or Apium petroselinum) of the carrot family, cultivated since the days of the Romans for its foliage, used in cookery as a seasoning and garnish.
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 family), of wide distribution in the wild state throughout the north temperate Old World and much cultivated also in America. It was first cultivated as a medicinal, then (during the Middle Ages) as a flavoring, and finally as a food, chiefly for soups and salads. The seeds are still used for seasoning. Celeriac is a variety cultivated chiefly in N Europe for the large edible turniplike root. Celery is classified in the division MagnoliophytaMagnoliophyta
, division of the plant kingdom consisting of those organisms commonly called the flowering plants, or angiosperms. The angiosperms have leaves, stems, and roots, and vascular, or conducting, tissue (xylem and phloem).
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, class Magnoliopsida, order Umbellales, family Umbelliferae.
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One of the most underrated and most beneficial vegetables of all. One of the best sources of potassium, sodium and sulfur, the three most needed minerals in the human body. Also vitamins A,B,C. Natural diuretic, laxative and discourages water retention, greatly improving appearance. It is a great source of natural water for hydration. Instead of drinking water (especially after the gym), drink celery juice instead. Water retention is a sign of being dehydrated believe it or not. Also used for impotence, erectile function and male sexual health. Reduces blood pressure, relieves muscle spasms. Used for arthritis, gout, kidney problems.

celery

[′sel·rē]
(botany)
Apium graveolens var. dulce. A biennial umbellifer of the order Umbellales with edible petioles or leaf stalks.

celery

1. an umbelliferous Eurasian plant, Apium graveolens dulce, whose blanched leafstalks are used in salads or cooked as a vegetable
2. wild celery a related and similar plant, Apium graveolens
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Grilled Catfish Fillets with Tabasco Butter Sauce 2 tablespoons celery salt 2 teaspoons freshly milled black pepper 2 teaspoons sweet paprika 1/8 teaspoon ground cayenne Six catfish fillets, about 8 ounces each and 3/4 inch thick Tabasco Butter 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) butter 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 garlic clove, minced 1 to 11/2 tablespoons Tabasco sauce Salt, optional Vegetable oil spray
You will require 1 cup of vegetable oil for frying, 650g (1lb) of red or Yukon potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced, 3 medium onions diced, 5 cloves of garlic chopped, 7 large eggs beaten, freshly ground black pepper and a good pinch or two of celery salt to season.
Not liking Tabasco, Worcestershire sauce or celery salt either is even more of a problem," he says.
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The sampler includes installation of the TV, 80 all beef hot dogs and buns and a variety of Chicago-style condiments including mustard, relish, sport peppers, dill pickle spear and celery salt (recipient adds the fresh tomato and chopped onions for the true Chicago-style experience), all delivered in time for the 2007 Super Bowl.
Pastry 225g (10 oz) plain flour, a pinch of celery salt, 100g (4 oz) of cold butter in small pieces, 25g (1 oz) of walnut halves, finely chopped and a little cold water.
This is blended together then diluted to a tenth of the strength with tomato juice and then topped up with a double vodka, ice and lemon and served with celery salt around the glass rim.
No chef worth their celery salt would be without a food processor to save time (and stiff arms) in mixing doughs and cakes.
A true Chicago-style hot dog always begins with an all-beef Vienna Beef hot dog, water-cooked, on a steamed poppy seed bun, and is then dragged through the garden by being topped with yellow mustard, fresh chopped onion, bright green relish, two tomato wedges, two sport peppers, a kosher pickle spear and a dash of celery salt," says Vienna Beef president Howard Eirinberg.