Celery Casserole


2 cups chopped celery in bottom of casserole

1 can cream of chicken soup

1 can sliced water chestnuts

1 stack Ritz crackers, crumbled

1 stick oleo or margarine, melted over top

Put into casserole as listed.  Do not stir!  Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.


Neiman-Marcus Celery Oriental


Slice 6 to 8 large, outside celery stalks on the bias.  Cook in small amount boiling salted water ‘til just crisp-done; drain.

Cook 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms in 3 Tbsp. butter ‘til tender; add celery and ¼ cup toasted blanched almond halves.  Toss lightly ‘til hot.  Makes 4-6 servings.


Celery Luncheon Bake


4 cups 1” celery slices

1-1/2 cups shredded process cheese

1 can condensed cream of chicken soup

1/3 cup slivered blanched almonds, toasted.

Preheat oven at 350 degrees.

Cook celery in boiling, salted water 8 minutes; drain.  Alternate layers of celery, cheese, and soup in *4 greased individual casseroles, ending with soup.  Dot with butter.  Sprinkle almonds over top.  Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes or ‘til hot through.  Serves 4.  *oven time may vary if cooked in one casserole dish.