Rhubarb Rhubarb (Rheum rhabarbarum) is one of the first perennials to come up in spring. This is a plant for cooler regions since it cannot withstand heat above 90F. Well-drained soil amended with rich manure is ideal for growing this vegetable. Sections of rhubarb roots should be planted in early spring and the soil kept moist. Since the clumps can grow 3-4 feet across, sufficient… [read more]
*STEWED RHUBARB - Don’t peel the deep pink stalks! Just wash them well, trim them and slice into three-quarters to one-inch lengths. For each pound, add 1/4 cup water and cook, covered, in a heavy pan until barely tender. This takes about 5 minutes. Add 1/2 to 1 cup sugar–to suit your taste–and cook until sugar is dissolved. Stir it gently but be careful not to mash it to pieces.
Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp - this is my new favorite rhubarb recipe! It's the perfect summer dessert!
Planting Rhubarb: How To Grow Rhubarb - Rhubarb is a different sort of vegetable in that it is a perennial, coming back every year at the same time wherever you plant it. When thinking about how to grow rhubarb, you will find info from this article helpful.