I’m not preparing rhubarb desserts anymore (I can’t have them) but since it’s growing all over the Pacific Northwest right now, I thought it might be useful to some new readers if I listed those I’ve made here with the recipes. Right off the bat, I recommend the rhubarb ice cream, the making of which … More Got rhubarb? Recipes, ideas in this blog.
Rhubarb custard is an exquisite taste sensation, I think. Last year I made a rhubarb custard pie and this year, nope. There’s been four different types of rhubarb cake out of my kitchen this season, and now another has joined the ranks of “Yummy. Make it again next year.” The recipe I found online from Taste … More Rhubarb Custard Cake with Recipe!
It’s still rhubarb-in-the-wild season here, so a couple girlies and I got together this morning to make another type of rhubarb cake to serve warm for lunch. The recipe is in the 2007 Taste of Home Annual Recipes cookbook. We substituted butter for shortening and made a 50/50 blend of milk and fresh-squeezed orange juice instead … More In the kitchen with juliyya: Cinnamon Sugar Rhubarb Cake
My daughter is not alone in the world of those who like some chocolate with their raspberry. Someone who reads this blog and has a birthday soon comes to mind. In any event, I recently had a go at decreasing the fat content of the summer fruit ice creams which I make and share after … More Raspberry Fudge Ripple Ice Cream with Blackberry Diversion
One of my neighbors offered these stalks of rhubarb from his family garden when I said, “Yes, please, and I will make rhubarb ice cream for dessert Thursday evening.” This was the first of the fruit ice creams which I mastered a couple summers ago, ice creams requiring no rock salt and no ice cream … More Spring Rhubarb Ice Cream
My mother gave me the 2007 Taste of Home Annual Recipes Book not long ago and I decided to give these a try. A layer of crushed Oreo cookies mixed with some butter, baked 10 minutes and cooled is topped with melted caramels and masses of pecans (which I roasted) and then a glossy fudge. They’re very … More Caramel Pecan Candy, a Star
In the summer and autumn of 2014, while spending part of every week at my mother’s house and having an abundance of fresh fruits from the garden, trees and eastern Washington, I learned how to make ice cream without an ice cream maker or rock salt. It began with a recipe for rhubarb ice cream … More Raspberries and Cranberries, Already Great, Made Great Again