Recipe: Braised Celery

  • 1 quart celery cut in 2-inch lengths 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 tablespoons bacon fat 2 cups stock
  • 1 tablespoon grated onion

Cook celery, bacon fat, and onion in the frying pan for ten minutes; dredge with flour, put in baking dish, add stock (first rinsing frying pan with a little of it), cover, and bake in a moderate oven an hour and a half. Serve on toast. Add salt to stock if necessary.

Better Meals for Less Money, by Mary Green (Year 1909)