Rhubarb Nutrition Facts


Rhubarb is a vegetable that many people treat like fruit while cooking and creating recipes (its scientific name is Rheum rhabarbarum). Despite being an Asian native, it grows worldwide, including in the U.S. The springtime growth of the long red leafstalks reaches its climax in mid-April. The plant doesn’t do well in the heat, so … Read more

How to Tell if Rhubarb is Bad?

How to Tell if Rhubarb Is Bad

You may be wondering how to tell if rhubarb is terrible. Fortunately, there are some easy steps to take. Check for mould. If you find a spot, cut it off and discard it. If the spot is large, throw out the entire stalk. If it smells bad, throw it out as well. Several signs can point to rotten rhubarb. If the rhubarb you purchased doesn’t smell like sulphur, it’s most likely rotten. Rinse it thoroughly with water before eating, and keep it refrigerated.

Whole stalks of rhubarb will last three to seven days if stored properly.

Strawberry Rhubarb Custard Ice Cream Recipe

Strawberry season is here in Upper Michigan so I thought it would be a great time to post this Strawberry Rhubarb Custard Ice Cream Recipe. The sweet strawberries with the sour flavor of the rhubarb make for a delicious combination of flavors – and the opportunity to use fresh fruit makes it even better. This … Read more