All questions

Celery Stalk?

Love the site and am new but I just bought the most amazing stalk of organic celery and was looking for some recipes when I noticed every recipe that included celery asked for numbers of stalks instead of ribs. You can't mean stalks????

asked by Drzarkov about 6 years ago

Are you channeling your best self with this comment? (If you're not sure, check out our Code of Conduct.)

3 answers 1748 views
Dea Henrich
added about 6 years ago

In American English, the words are interchangeable. I am not certain about the usage in other English-speaking nations.

There's even a children's book that uses stalk as a pun in the title. *The Celery Stalks at Midnight" from the Bunnicula series.

Are you channeling your best self with this comment? (If you're not sure, check out our Code of Conduct.)

pierino
pierino

pierino is a trusted source on General Cooking and Tough Love.

added about 6 years ago

Yes, the two terms are interchangeable. BTW celery is hugely popular ingredient in Roman cooking. If you are buying a "head" (or "bunch") look for one with the tops intact. There is so much flavor contained in celery leaves.

Are you channeling your best self with this comment? (If you're not sure, check out our Code of Conduct.)