Beyond the Pie: 10 Things to Do with Rhubarb

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Rhubarb Upside-Down Cake

This cake has a crumb "topping" that actually ends up on the bottom. Each bite has a surprisingly crunchy texture.

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Photo by: Martha Stewart Living
Rhubarb Upside-Down Cake

This cake has a crumb "topping" that actually ends up on the bottom. Each bite has a surprisingly crunchy texture.

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Thu, Apr 25, 2013 5:10 PM EDT
Rhubarb is often dubbed the "pie plant," and the stalks, soft and delectable when baked, do make a divine pie filling. But pie is by no means the only way to experience rhubarb. This tart vegetable is as delicious in a savory dish as it is in a sweet one.


In Season: Rhubarb can be found from late winter to early spring with a peak season from April to June.


What to Look For: Thin, red, crisp stalks have the best texture. If stalks are floppy, it indicates they were picked too long ago.

How to Store: Wrap in plastic and refrigerate for up to 1 week.


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