Pie Of The Month Countdown: Rhubarb Pie!

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Today’s featured pie is a true classic, and a favorite of grandmothers across America: the Rhubarb Pie!

Rhubarb pie is a delectable – albeit acquired –  taste revered by pie-enthusiasts everywhere. While fair-weather pie fans may prefer apple or cherry, true pastry connoisseurs appreciate the subtle artistry behind rhubarb pie’s balancing act of tartness and sweetness.

In recent years, rhubarb has taken a backseat to sweeter fillings in terms of popularity, although it was once America’s preeminent pie ingredient (earning it the nickname “pie plant”). Benjamin Franklin himself brought the seeds for the red stalked vegetable to America in 1772, although it didn’t catch on as pie fodder until the early 1800’s.

Rhubarb is full of fiber and potassium, as well as Vitamins C and A. Just be careful not to bury its potential health benefits beneath a mountain of sugar as you compliment its rich tart taste. Onward we go, with…

176. Fresh Rhubarb Pie from All Recipies

177. Perfect Rhubarb Pie from Veggie Venture

178. Lattice-Topped Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie from Epicurious

179. Strawberry Rhubarb Pie from Joy of Baking

180. Cindy Crawford’s Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie from Oprah

181. Cream Cheese Rhubarb Pie from About.com

182. Raspberry-Rhubarb Pie from My Recipes

183. Crispy Rhubarb Pie from All Recipes

184. Double-Crust Rhubarb Pie from Taste of Home

185. Rhubarb Custard Pie from The Gardener’s Network

186. Fresh Peach and Rhubarb Pie from Cooking.com

187. Old-Fashioned Homemade Rhubarb Pie from eHow

188. Kiwi Strawberry Rhubarb Pie from Food 52

189. Sweet Cream Rhubarb Pie from Food.com

190. Apple-Rhubarb Pie from Cooks Recipes

191. Rhubarb-Gingersnap Icebox Pie from Bon Appetit

192. Rhubarb Sour Cream Pie from All Recipes

193. Rhubarb Tart with Orange Glaze from  The Kitchn

194. Gluten-Free Strawberry Rhubarb Pie from Living Without

195. Low Calorie Rhubarb Pie from Articles Base

196. Rhubarb Ginger Galette from Simply Recipes

197. Crumb Top Rhubarb Pie from Land o Lakes

198. Rhubarb Lemon Pie from Big Oven 

199. Rhubarb Banana Pie from About.com

200. Peach Rhubarb Pie from Pillsbury

 

Image: Finished: Raspberry Rhubarb Pie Recipe, a Creative Commons Attribution (2.0) image from VancityAllie’s photostream.

 

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