Rhubarb and Passion Fruit Curds

by Shoshana on June 11, 2015 · 4 comments

There is nothing that captures the wonderful flavor of fresh fruit quite like homemade fruit curds. The intense flavor, the slight tang, and of course the creamy goodness, all make the flavors of the fruit pop. I love to keep assorted curds on hand in my refrigerator and freezer because the possibilities for them are […]



Rhubarb Sorbet Spritzer

by Shoshana on May 23, 2013 · 9 comments

When I was in college there was a Ben and Jerry’s ice cream store not far from campus. We didn’t go all that often but I have to admit that every time I was in there I was puzzled by one of the items on the menu, the Sorbet Splash. As a fervent ice cream […]



Rhubarb Sorbet

by Shoshana on May 21, 2013 · 14 comments

When I was a child I went to summer camp on a working farm. I have lots of fond memories of the camp, but one of my favorite times at camp was when they would take us around the garden cutting pieces off of the different vegetables and herbs for the kids to sample. My […]



This past Sunday I took the kids to the farmers market for the first time in months. This being California the farmers markets are open year round, but the baby growing in my belly has left me exhausted. It takes quite a bit of energy  to navigate the farmers market with two small children, so it’s […]



Rhubarb Lemonade for Mother’s Day

by Shoshana on May 8, 2010 · 3 comments

Mother’s Day is the holiday I most associate with brunch. Birthdays, anniversaries and other days celebrating individuals are celebrated differently by different people. But there seems to be a universal agreement that Mother’s Day should be celebrated with brunch. Preferably outdoors. Maybe I think that because that is just how we always celebrated it growing […]



Strawberry-Rhubarb cupcakes, revisited

by Shoshana on August 24, 2008 · 1 comment

Since my shabbat dessert plans fell through (see previous post) and I needed to come up with something that could be made quickly I decided that this would be a good opportunity to revisit the strawberry-rhubarb cupcakes I had made earlier this summer. I had liked the original version, but the cupcakes did not have […]


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