Besides using rhubarb in desserts, such as cookie bars or pies, how can I use this produce item? As it is available for only a short period of time, I would like to utilize it as much as possible.
Rhubarb is such a satisfying vegetable to grow. As one of the first harvests of the spring, it's a welcome sight in the garden. Winter's finally, truly over, is what it signals to me. That, and the way it grows with so little care, get me excited about a new gardening season.
Did I write vegetable? Yes, while rhubarb is generally thought
BnB Finder June 4th, 2013 | Best B&B Bites, Recipes
The full name of this enticing pastry is Sour Cream Coffee Cake with Toasted Pecan Filling. The filling also includes a touch of cocoa for that little extra flavor. Though this coffee cake is great when freshly baked, it's also something you can keep in your freezer for last-minute guests or a busy night when you need a dessert. It's from The Inn at English Meadows in Kennebunk, Maine, which features modern comfort in the midst of the "beautiful English gardens" that give the inn its name. We're told: "Sour cream ensures that this coffee cake is
Elizabeth Skipper May 8th, 2013 | Techniques, Tools, and Tips
The kitchen of the house I grew up in was nothing special. In fact, as I reconstruct it now in my mind's eye, it was pretty limited. The counters were surfaced in that wretched tiny tile which was so hard to keep clean, the counter space was minimal as were the cupboards; and the stove was in a bad location, too far from the counters and sink, with no place near it to set anything down. The refrigerator was one of those old ones with a freezing compartment inside it rather than a separate freezer, which required defrosting on
BnB Finder May 7th, 2013 | Best B&B Bites, Recipes
Maybe sometimes you get a craving for Pop Tarts, but you know they're not exactly good for you. Maybe you'd like a weekend baking project to do with your kids (or all by yourself). This recipe is a fun alternative to cookies. Unlike commercial toaster pastries, it uses organic fruit in the filling -- and not a ton of preservatives. Finish up with a drizzle of white chocolate following the easy directions. Just be sure to leave time for chilling -- one 30-minute session for the dough and 20 minutes in the freezer for the unbaked tarts. That's one