Braised Celery and Carrots in Butter Sauce


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Real Irish Food

Real Irish Food

By David Bowers

Published 2014

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I wonder if it’s because our weather is so raw already that we don’t eat much in the way of raw vegetables. The way the American kids eat raw celery and carrot sticks, Irish kids will eat cooked celery and carrot slices, often floating in a slightly thickened butter sauce. The celery should be cut in slightly bigger pieces than the carrots, so they cook evenly. It’s common to make this dish with something very simple, such as boiled potatoes and roast chicken, so the sauce on the vegetables