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Taking Stock of Rhubarb

Taking Stock of Rhubarb
For winter weary gardeners, rhubarb is a welcome edible making its first appearance in the spring and continuing throughout the early summer.  While many of our local farms markets sell it at their stands you may be lucky enough to be able to harvest from you own backyard patch like I do.  Perhaps you have pondered whether rhubarb is a fruit or vegetable.  Technically it is a vegetable and a close relative of buckwheat and sorrel.  But in 1947 a court reclassified it as a fruit in order to lower the tariffs and make it less costly. It can be used in both sweet and savoury dishes and pairs well with berries, apples, cinnamon and ginger.  Rhubarb has been used...

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