Rhubarb Upside Down Cake

I wanted to expand my rhubarb horizons this year.  I'm not going to say that I exhausted my rhubarb pie repertoire (it is something I will never tire of), but you guys know I like a challenge and maybe even some weird stuff (this is not weird and is not as challenging as it looks). Rhubarb … Continue reading Rhubarb Upside Down Cake

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Five Spice Rhubarb Hand Pies

  I maintain that hand pies are the best dessert you can bring to a summer gathering.  They're portable, fit in the palm of your hand, don't require plates or cutlery and are of course, delicious.  They also have a solid crust to filling ratio for the pie crust fiends among us, which is just … Continue reading Five Spice Rhubarb Hand Pies

Honey Chevre Cheesecake with Rhubarb Compote

This is the first cheesecake I have ever made. And not to toot my own horn, but it's pretty damn good. A couple of weeks ago I was making a salad with goat cheese (amongst other things but I won't bore you) for dinner, and I was just marvelling at how DELICIOUS the combination of … Continue reading Honey Chevre Cheesecake with Rhubarb Compote

Pavlova with Strawberries and Rhubarb Cream

Pavlova is a big meringue "cake", typically topped with cream and fruit.  It's crisp on the outside and deliciously chewy on the inside and is the perfect light summer dessert. My Grandma always makes these, so naturally I was on the phone with her with any questions I had, as this was the first time … Continue reading Pavlova with Strawberries and Rhubarb Cream