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Rhubarb Fool

By Jen Risley (May 6, 2013)

Originally Posted at Monadnock Food Co-op, By Liza Drew

Rhubarb is a perennial vegetable, though it is most often treated like a fruit in desserts. It is high in vitamin C, and was used to prevent scurvy, which made it very expensive in the 1600s.  I like to eat raw rhubarb dipped in honey, but for a more indulgent treat try this creamy rhubarb fool* garnished with candied rhubarb.

*A fool is generally pureed sweetened fruit with whipped cream or custard


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