Celery seeds make an excellent addition the Cajun and Creole cooks repertoire as they help bolster the flavor of recipes that call for celery flavor like mirepoix. Celery seed can also be used when mixed with a salt to craft the perfect celery salt accent to your dishes. Celery salt is great on the rim of the glass of a bloody mary. Chefs love that celery salt taste almost exactly like celery and they are thereby able to cut down on their fresh celery purchases and throw less produce away. | Celery seeds are an excellent herb to be used to impart the flavor of celery to any dish.