Tag Archives: rhubarb

Rhubarb Water (recipe)

Rhubarb appears every spring, its green and pink stalks growing straight up out of the ground topped by crowns of ruffled, green (poisonous) leaves.  I’m late – it’s already the second day of July, and rhubarb is pretty much gone, … Continue reading

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Red Compote (recipe)

Maybe I’m partial to red, just possibly. I suppose the fact that red candies are often the first to go (think jelly beans or lollipops) illustrates the simple truth that red things generally tend to taste better – they’re juicier, … Continue reading

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A New CSA Season

 I have not checked in here since the month of May ended and along with it my daily posting challenge. No particular reason, I guess I was just taking a break. Thanks to those of you who have inquired as … Continue reading

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rhubarb compote

Rhubarb, the vegetable we treat as a fruit. I saw some today at the farmer’s market for the first time this year and instantly decided to make a compote. Earthy, sour, sweet – it’s difficult to describe the flavor of … Continue reading

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Independence Days

I spent the 4th of July on blueberry hill. After picking a few containers of berries, and later cutting down several stalks of rhubarb growing at the bottom of the hill, I sugared the lot (with a nectarine or two … Continue reading

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