Rhubarb Renditions

I was busy making peach cobbler from fresh CSA peaches yesterday evening…

Ombre

…when more wonderful fresh fruit crossed my path. Our neighbor Bill gave this amazing rhubarb to Papa for me.

Lush

We both planted rhubarb plants at the same time last year. Mine is rather dismal in comparison. My plant was from a garden nursery whereas his came from a friend. Perhaps mine needs another year, or more light.

Rhubarb, corn, zucchini

As you can see, my rhubarb has grown pretty well and I have harvested about five stalks three times, but the stalks are very spindly and not very red. I will most certainly be able to make Bill’s gift into a pie, whereas mine makes a quarter cup of compote…

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