Rhubarb Cupcakes are sweet and slightly sour.
When we moved into our homestead, the place had been empty for quite some time. The lawn was mostly dead, many of the trees and bushes looked dead as well. The only thing growing well was weeds.
It was October, and in the last few days before we signed papers to make it our own, Dan got antsy. He was ready to start working on making the place amazing. Despite the fact that we didn’t actually own it yet, Dan loaded up his lawnmower and started making a lawn out of the weeds.
Afterwards, I noticed that one of the “weeds” he had mowed to the ground was actually a rhubarb plant. While rhubarb isn’t my favorite food, it’s a nice change of pace each spring to have some. I had no idea if the rhubarb would come back, or if a year without water followed by being chopped to the ground might do it in. [Read more…]