Do you think that rhubarb is only meant for pies? Or maybe stewed for real rhubarb enthusiasts? Think again! Rhubarb stalks are a great ingredient in everything from cakes and desserts, and jams or pickles to sauces, as well as an accompaniment to meat entrées.
This prolific perennial vegetable (more like a fruit given the tart sweet flavor) is much more than just a pie plant. It also offers some significant health benefits:
When you visit our farm market–northern MI’s favorite for generations–our friendly staff is always happy to share ideas for incorporating our produce and foods into your menus. Here are some meat entrée recipes that intrigue us – particularly the Pork with Rhubarb Sauce.
How about a sunny jam to get you through those cold Michigan winters? We recommend one from our northern neighbors at Canadian Living magazine. Their test kitchen ensures that every recipe works like a charm, and the reviews for Pineapple Rhubarb Jamare quite good.
Another mouthwatering rhubarb recipe we suggest (and the title says it all, really) is Nikki’s Best Rhubarb Dessert Ever. A kind of crumble-square, this rhubarb confection holds together so you don’t need a plate (great for summer get-togethers and potlucks), and it is as delicious hot as it is cold.
Ready to come and get some healthy and delicious rhubarb at our farm market in northern MI?Farmer White’s is open daily for the summer conveniently located in Williamsburg, just two miles south of downtown Elk RapidsShare on Twitter Share on Facebook