Tag Archives: rhubarb

When Jell-O Stalked the Earth

The regular suspects made their annual pillage of the ancient rhubarb a few weeks ago, leaving a few stalks for the family.  The thieves are two of Uncle Bob’s “acquaintances” who visit his garden every spring and help themselves to … Continue reading

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Nature’s Clock

I never tire of watching O’Pa’s rhubarb plants grow.  Every year, they arrive and grow according to nature’s clock.  No one would want to create a sit-com or a reality Tee Vee show on that time system. Uncle Bob is … Continue reading

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Keep Cooking The Maine Way

It’s Monday morning and I’m cooking up my first batch of rhubarb sauce.  You can find the easiest recipe for this in Marjorie Standish’s “Keep Cooking The Maine Way” cookbook.  This was her sequel to “Cooking Downeast.”  My Aunt Jo … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget…

…to remember what’s important. This is important.

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When Towns Had Tools

I managed to sneak a little gardening in this past weekend.  My two rows of garlic are coming up strong, the rhubarb looks good, and there are at least 6 rows of dirt between them that needed to be refreshed. … Continue reading

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John Deere Green

My brother and I planned to spend some time together on Saturday, writer to writer, and we planned to meet in Uncle Bob’s garden.  My mother gave Uncle Bob the head’s up that we were coming, to which he said … Continue reading

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Word To My Cousins

Today’s post is “word” to my cousins, wherever you are: “The rhubarb is coming.” I know one of my cousins reads my blog (thank you very much, Kaye!) and I’m hoping she’ll tell a few of my other cousins, via … Continue reading

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