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4 Stalks of Rhubarb = $11

It was a beautiful, sunny, summer day in New York City, a perfect day to stroll the Union Square market.  Saturdays are by far the busiest day with the most venders. My favorite markets are Monday and Wednesday when the crowds aren’t so thick … Continue reading

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Rhubarb, Just Rhubarb

From all the cookbooks, food magazines and recipes you read that deal with this humble sour stalk you’d think it came into season at the exact very moment that strawberries do. And maybe in some places they do, but growing … Continue reading

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The First Crumble of the Season: Strawberry, Rhubarb, Ginger, Oatmeal

My friend Ian in London gave me Niki Segnit’s wonderful book: The Flavor Thesaurus.    She talks in the book about food/flavor pairings….so when after picking up some rhubarb at the market I thought I would  take a look and … Continue reading

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Rhubarb?

Over the years I have pickled it, made upsidedown cakes with it and of course made lots of crumbles with it.  This year it took me by surprise.  Everything is so early. I don’t have my pickling mojo on just … Continue reading

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Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble

Sure you could make pie, you could even make a pie with a crumble top, but why go to the bother when what you really want is the taste of these two classic early summer fruits, cooked with some sugar … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Crumble

A while back I posted a picture of a bunch of rhubarb, the first of the season that I had just bought at the Union Square green market. The only text was a line saying I saw crumble in my … Continue reading

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rhubarb pickles, smoked bluefish pate

This pate is so easy and so delicious it has become a new must have in the fridge favorite. There is a fish monger at the market that sells house smoked blue fish for about $6 a pound. It is … Continue reading

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