The Rhubarb 75

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It’s not quite strawberry season, cherries look like small, hard green marbles and peaches are just a fuzzy dream. But there is rhubarb. Rhubarb is a strange edible. Not really a fruit but typically used as one, poisonous except for the stalk, tart and astringent and stringy when raw.  Who was the first brave gatherer that [Continue Reading...]

Audrey the Rhubarb Monster

Did you know Washington State is the leading commercial producer of rhubarb in the United States?  It grows really well here. Sometimes it grows so well that it’s a little intimidating. Such was the case with Audrey the Giant Rhubarb of Ballard.  Our best friends moved into a great 1950s house near Ballard a few [Continue Reading...]