Rhubarb & Strawberry Galette

In my experience, a little splurge now and then is a good thing. I am often asked if there are rules about what treats I can eat or when I can eat them. Happily there are no over arching rules or restrictions governing my food choices. My primary goal is to be mindful of what I eat. When the opportunity…

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Blue-Barb Mini Pie

This final rhubarb recipe is for my sister. At the beginning of the Our Lady of Second Helpings’ Rhubarb Extravaganza she requested my take on our family favorite – Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie. I opted for a rhubarb and blueberry version to mix things up a little. This is such a sweet little pastry. It would be great for a Mother’s Day…

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Rhubarb-Oatmeal Waffles

There seems to be a hazy lull between waking and when my body is ready to be fully productive.  I am not an enthusiastic morning person but thanks to Mr. Second Helpings I almost always wake to the comforting smell of fresh coffee. Like a Folger’s commercial without the jingle, my eyes open a little wider and my mind gets…

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Rhubarb Oatmeal Cookies

I am not sure if I had many tea parties when I was small. If I did than these rhubarb cookies would have been the treats my imaginary guests nibbled. All of them dressed in gauzy white with veiled hats pinned to perfectly coifed heads sipping perfectly warm tea from thin china cups. My guests would have commented on how…

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Rhubarb Muffin Tops

I love working in the kitchen, carefully leveling flour in a measuring cup, and then defiantly flicking in one more pinch to make it look the way I want.  I relish the occasional tap of a pot lid that has been briefly lifted by the fragrant steam it is holding in.   Standing at the counter listening to liquids bubbling or smelling…

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