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Storing celery and keeping it crisp is possible. This is a guide about storing celery.

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April 9, 2016 Flag

Sometimes for lunch, I just eat a few celery stalks stuffed with pimento cheese spread. After finishing up this bunch, which was still fresh and crisp, I looked back at my grocery receipt and saw that it had been in the refrigerator for 16 days.Keeping Celery Fresh and Crisp

To keep it crisp, I wrap a wet folded paper towel around the bottom of the stalk and secure it with a rubber band. I keep the stalk of celery wrapped in a plastic bag. I change the paper towel and bag when needed.

Now, I'm going to see how long this next bunch will last.

Keeping Celery Fresh and CrispKeeping Celery Fresh and Crisp

February 27, 2016 Flag
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What is the best way to store cut pieces of celery in the refrigerator?

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February 29, 20160 found this helpful

Trim the celery, and store upright in a vase or pitcher with water in the bottom. Put stem ends down in the water.

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July 25, 20160 found this helpful

That's how we kept it when I was a child.

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August 30, 2011 Flag
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If you unwrap celery when you get home from the store, then wrap it tightly in aluminum foil and refrigerate, it will last for several weeks. I always had celery go bad very quickly until I found this out. Now it keeps until it's used.

Source: A friend told me to do this.

By quilterj from Columbus, NE

July 21, 2006 Flag

I recently read something about keeping celery fresh much longer by wrapping it in foil. What I missed was. Do I take the plastic cover off of it? And do I wash it before wrapping it?

Thanks,
Judy from Birmingham, AL

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May 3, 20080 found this helpful

Wash the celery. Slice into sticks. Store in a glass container with water. The celery will remain fresh and crisp. My mother used to do this with celery and carrots so that we had healthy snacks always at the ready.

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March 8, 20160 found this helpful

take a paper towel, fold and refold to get a square the size of the celery bottom. soak towel in cold water, place on root end, return to plastic bag, wrap well in foil and it will keep very well

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July 9, 2006 Flag
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Tips for storing celery.

March 23, 2016 Flag

It's easy to dry your own celery flakes to be used in salads, tuna salad or whatever recipe.

Celery Flakes

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September 24, 2013 Flag
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I have two celery bags that I can store the stalks in, however after awhile they still go limp? What can I do about this?

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September 24, 20130 found this helpful

I have had success storing celery in aluminum foil. Just make sure the stalk is dry, and wrap it completely in heavy duty foil, and store in the refrigerator. Each time you remove a rib, just re-wrap the stalk. I have been able to keep celery fresh and crisp for up to 3-4 weeks using this method.

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May 21, 2013 Flag
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What is the secret to keeping celery fresh to the last stalk? We (my spouse and I) found out that eating celery every day seems to help with lowering blood pressure. Our only problem is keeping it nice and crisp to the last stalk.

By Kathryen from northern Virginia, VA

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May 22, 20130 found this helpful

Dry the stalk of celery well. Wrap it completely in aluminum foil, molding the foil to the celery as tightly as possible. Each time you use some celery, just re-wrap the rest in the foil and put back into the refrigerator. I have kept a stalk of celery fresh for as long as 3-4 weeks using this method.

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August 10, 2012 Flag
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This guide contains uses for celery leaves. There are a number of ways these leaves can be used for additional flavor.

Uses for Celery Leaves

June 6, 2012 Flag
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Celery tends to quickly go limp in the refrigerator. Keep it crisp by rolling it in two sheets of paper towels, then a layer of aluminum foil. Slip the rolled-up celery back in the plastic bag it came in, then tie with a twist tie.

Store celery in aluminum foil

March 18, 2013 Flag
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Although I do not eat raw celery, I try to always keep it on hand for cooking. Lately I have noticed that another celery option is available in the grocery stores... pre-cut celery stalks.

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May 26, 2010 Flag
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To keep your celery from going bad after you remove what you need from the stalk, wrap the remaining celery in tinfoil (twist tinfoil ends) and keep it in your refrigerator. It will last a long time

February 8, 2012 Flag
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This is a guide about freezing celery. Often when we buy celery at the market there are leftovers. Although it will no longer be crisp, celery can be frozen to use in cooking.

Freezing Celery

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