Celeriac: When Celery Meets Parsley

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Celeriac (sah-lair-e-ack) or celery root has a celery-meets-parsley flavor. This remarkably ugly root vegetable can be used in a ton of ways and hold up to all kinds of preparation: Flavorful and not mushy in soup, crisp and vibrant sliced fresh, whipped and dolloped on top of a filet of fish, it goes on. How to prepare: We know this root veggie … Read More

Become a Soldier in the War Against the Stink Bug

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There are a couple pests in particular that are a problem for northeastern farmers. The brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) is high on the most wanted list. In fact the Stop BMSB website created by the BMSB Integrated Pest Management Working Group reads like an FBI crime bulletin. From the website: “The brown marmorated stink bug is a voracious eater that damages … Read More

Celery Root: the ugliest vegetable you will ever love

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Just think of celeriac (also known as celery root) as a celery-flavored potato or potato-like celery. You can eat it cooked or raw. Celeriac is a member of the celery family and is grown as a root vegetable. Unlike other root vegetables, celeriac is very low in starch. Several celeriac tips: -This one is fairly obvious, but you’ll want to scrub it and then cut off the … Read More