Yield: 1 Servings
|\N \N||A recipe of double pie crust|
|3 cups||Diced rhubarb|
|1 tablespoon||Quick-cooking tapioca|
|\N \N||Grated rind of half a lemon or orange|
Line a 9-inch pie tin with half the pastry and sprinkle a little flour over it. Combine rhubarb, sugar, tapioca, lemon rind and salt and put in pastry shell. Dot with butter. Arrange a lattice of pastry strips on top. Bake in moderate 350 degrees F. oven for 1 hour.
Tips on Rhubarb
1. Rhubarb has medicinal value. 2. It is astringent, cathartic and a fine tonic.
3. It is much used as a gentle laxative for infants.
4. Herb book from 1597 states: "Steeped with anise, rhubarb helps the jaundice and such like diseases.....It purifieth the blood and makes young wenches to look faire and cherry-like.
5. Many people freeze young pink rhubarb in the spring when it is at its best. Others can the strained rhubarb juice for a refreshing summer drink.
Some make wine of it, and some make a tart sherbet or sweet conserve of it.
Rhubarb has a hundred uses, and here are a few good ways to prepare it.
6. It is high in floride.
NOTES : Notes: Simple, easy, and delicious.
Posted to recipelu-digest by Nadia Canty <wcanty@...> on Mar 1, 1998