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Rhubarb, Strawberry, and Rose Jam Recipe

Rhubarb, Strawberry, and Rose Jam. Photo by Ed Anderson.This is a crowd-pleaser. You can make this with plain sugar, but the rose sugar adds a subtle perfume to the jam. It’s hard to resist a classic pairing, but as a change of pace after you’ve made this a few times, try using ...

Spring Has Sprung!

Spring has finally sprung in Central Illinois! I am sure that across many states, we all certainly experienced the LONGEST winter ever! Even though the calendar marked that spring had arrived, Mother Nature apparently did not agree.With that strong feminine mind of her own, she played a great ...

My Kingdom for Some Rhubarb

Moving this year just about did in our rhubarb. We carefully transplanted it and took good care to water and feed it after the transplant, but even so we couldn’t get much of a harvest from it this year. In year’s past we’ve relied heavily on our (now former) neighbor’s rhubarb patch. ...

How to Can Rhubarb Jam

I haven’t had rhubarb jam in years, but I remember loving it as a child. I always asked for rhubarb jam on my sandwich. Our rhubarb is so plentiful this year I decided to can up a batch of rhubarb jam for myself. I’ve made a lot of different jellies and jam but had never tried making ...

All Good Things Rhubarb Including Rhubarb Muffins

If you have imported oranges or other citrus fruit sitting in your refrigerator or on your kitchen counter right now, please read on: this post is for you! You do not have to get Vitamin C from fruits coming out of Latin America. Though they seem to be currently out-of-favor and perhaps ...

Old-Fashioned Rhubarb Pie

Our rhubarb patch has plants from three sources: my mom and two of our neighbors. After just a couple of years the plants have taken hold and we harvest enough for several pies, muffins, rhubarb wine and jam. Rhubarb is delicious and loaded with vitamin C and vitamin K. It pretty much grows ...

Rhubarb

Rhubarb used to be part of every homestead. It could be seen growing next to haysheds, chicken coops, barns, shops and right outside the door to the house. This is the old fashioned rhubarb, the kind with the huge leaves and strong green to ruby red colored stalks. The kind that makes your ...

The Gift Of Rhubarb

Dear readers, do you like rhubarb? My husband, Larry, used to chew on the tart stalks when he was a kid, but I could never do that. I once made a rhubarb pie for our suppers’ group, and one of the ladies quickly told me she wouldn’t like it. I encouraged her to take a couple bites, ...

Dream Planning

Dear readers, buying our little hobby farm in 2009 was the realization of a dream. A big dream. I recently ended the last story of our first summer on the farm by using the anonymous quote: “When one of your dreams come true, you begin to look at the others more carefully.” I can’t ...

Blubarb Jam Recipe

Main ArticlePreserving With Pomona’s PectinThe combination of blueberries and rhubarb is less common than the typical strawberry-rhubarb pairing, but it really shouldn’t be — this lovely, deep blue jam is a delicious, tangy treat. This recipe was adapted from one by jam-maker ...

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