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Rhubarb Recipes, rosy-hued stalks of goodness

Rhubarb is remarkably versatile. We tend to treat it like a fruit, but botanically, it’s a vegetable. The leaves have a reputation for being toxic because of their oxalic acid, which can interfere with the essential minerals like iron, magnesium, and calcium. But spinach has more oxalic acid than rhubarb leaves do, and it’s still …

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Strawberry Rhubarb Buckle, a rustic fruit-laden cake

This strawberry rhubarb buckle is just the thing to bake right now. “Now” meaning, whenever you’re reading this and happen to be in the possession of some rhubarb and strawberries. Buckles are part of the family of unfussy fruit desserts that includes things like crisps and crumbles and cobblers (and if you want a rhubarb …

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Brown Sugar Oat Flour Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp (gluten free)

This strawberry rhubarb crisp with oat flour might be the best version of the humble, rustic dessert I’ve ever eaten. And it happens to be gluten free and 100% whole grain. I’ve made plenty of versions of crisps and crumbles over the years. (Like this all rhubarb crumble with vanilla and orange zest, and this …

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Strawberry Rhubarb Turnovers, little handheld pies

I love pie. But I have to confess, it’s never been my strong suit as a baker. My pies tend to be respectable, but… Oh. My crusts sometimes shrink during blind-baking, and when I don’t blind bake I tend to find the bottoms insufficiently crisp. My crimping skills are so-so. I theoretically understand how to …

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