A staple in any cook's crisper drawer. Celery is a versatile ingredient with a deep clean taste. It puts the crunch in chicken salad and it's the crispiest dip accompaniment. A sturdy vehicle for peanut butter. When sautéed, celery provides a gentle, herby backbone for soups and stews.
The Black Dirt Region, spanning southern Orange County, New York and northern Sussex County, New Jersey, is home to family-owned farms situated on thousands of acres of deep, richly organic soil — the result of ancient glaciers melting, river overflow and plant decay. The lush valley is best known for its production of the prized "black-dirt onion," as well as other root vegetables.