Celery is a salad plant and has long slender green stalks that surround the central pale green central heart joined to a bulbous base. It can be eaten raw or as a dressing for salads and sandwiches or as a flavoring in soups. Cooked celery add delicate texture to soups, stocks and stews. Select moist and rigid stalks and store in freezer bag in the refrigerator up to 10 to 12 days. How to use :- — Peel the strings from the celery stalks with a vegetable peeler. — Cut each stalk across into 3-inch pieces, then cut each piece lengthwise into 2-3 sticks — stack the sticks and cut across into medium dice.