The celery that we eat today developed from a wild European plant that grew near the sea. Celery seeds have the taste and smell of celery stalks, but their flavor is much more pronounced.
The seeds add great flavor to potatoes, especially potato salad. The seeds can also be used in salad dressings, sauces and gravies. Their flavor is strong, so they should be used sparingly.
Flavor of Celery Seeds
These seeds have the strong taste and smell of celery stalks and pair well with chiles, cilantro, cloves, garlic, and sage.
Uses of Celery Seeds
Season potatoes, especially potato salad. Add to dressings, sauces, and gravies. Use sparingly.
Celery Seeds Recipe
For 6-7 T of mix: Blend 2 T paprika with 4 t pepper and sugar, 1 T kosher salt, 2 t celery seeds and dried onion, and 1/2 t dried garlic