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Tag Archive 'rhubarb'

The Numbers (updated)

131 148 half pint jars 35 41 pint jars 30 pint and a half jars 40 quart jars 256 279 total jars It was a lot of work to fill 256 279 jars, but I spread it out over the whole summer.  I started in April when the rhubarb is fresh and juicy, making “Old […]

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Pronounced keen-wa. It is a pseudocereal, which means the seeds are used like cereal grains, but the plant is not a true grass. You might not expect this, but quinoa is related to beets and spinach. Whole seeds, flakes and flour are eaten here. In some parts of the world, the greens are eaten also. […]

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Rhubarb Sauce

  Bite on a stalk of cool spring rhubarb and feel your mouth pucker up. As the weather turns to summer heat, the stalks loose some of their puckery tang.  Rhubarb is often a love it or hate it food. The mere mention of the word usually elicits a reactions, a smile or a grimace. […]

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