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Old 07-09-2019, 08:48 PM
Ukulele Ike is offline
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I would never make chicken soup without celery.

Also, it is essential to mirepoix, the base of cuisine de la bonne femme, which I consider the greatest of French cookery.

Also, it is part of the Holy Trinity of Cajun cooking. How d’ya make a gumbo without celery?