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There's More To Rhubarb Than Meets the Eye

June 10, 2013

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When the marionberries tarry and the scant harvest of apricots disappoints, rhubarb offers a homely late spring bounty.

I brought in the first of the rhubarb today and made rhubarb compote. A few apples added natural sweetness and texture.

Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin talks with food writer Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl about the vegetable you thought you knew: rhubarb. From a 17th century geopolitical bargaining chip, to a 21st century cocktail ingredient, there’s a lot more to the story than pies.

Follow the link to hear the delightful five minute story, There’s More To Rhubarb Than Meets The Eye.

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