The Cartoon Kitchen: Celery Root Purée Recipe

The Cartoon Kitchen: Celery Root Pur\u00e9e Recipe

This week's Cartoon Kitchen features Serious Eats' cartoonist in residence Larry Gonick's spin on celery root purée. —Ed Levine


  • 1 whole celery root, peeled and cut into small cubes
  • 1/2 cup hot milk
  • Butter
  • Black pepper


  1. 1.

    Boil celery root in water until soft, 15 to 20 minutes.

  2. 2.

    Mash, then whip, with the hot milk, some butter, and black pepper, until smooth. Serve.