Celery Root: Four Ways

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ILLUSTRATION: JACKIE BOTTO

 celeryrootpeelgrate

Peel, grate, and mix with mayonnaise, lemon juice, mustard, and salt and pepper for the classic celery root remoulade (perfect with fish).

celeryrootlatke

Make a different take on latke by using grated celery root to make your fried pancakes this holiday season. Serve with the usual sour cream and applesauce

celeryrootlasagne

Peel it, and use a mandoline to slice it into thin (1/8-inch) sheets. Simmer in boiling water for 1 minute and drain well. Use instead of noodles to make your favorite lasagna or other layered pasta dish.

celeryrootsoup

Swap out half the potatoes in your favorite potato soup (or even mashed potatoes) for cubed celery root. Celery root and potatoes work perfectly together—the celery root adds complex layers of flavor to otherwise humble dishes.

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