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The Rhubarb Recipes You've Been Waiting For All Year

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Don't let rhubarb's resemblance to celery fool you. This spring vegetable's likeness to that water-filled green stalk ends with its looks -- and its differences shine in recipes like pie, ice cream and crumbles.

Rhubarb is the crowning glory of spring's fresh produce -- mostly because in some parts of the country it's the only fresh ingredient for dessert that spring has to offer. While Rhubarb is technically a vegetable, it prefers to be treated as a fruit. When you add a little sugar to it, rhubarb responds by tasting just as sweet as any summer berry. Spring just wouldn't feel as darling without these rhubarb recipes.

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