This post marks a couple of firsts for me. This is the first time I’ve ever used rhubarb and it’s also the first time I’ve ever made homemade turnovers. You probably won’t be surprised to learn that I now love them both!
I’m not sure how I’ve made it 34 years without ever touching fresh rhubarb. We just didn’t eat it growing up. I don’t think there was any particular reason for it, we just didn’t. I know I’ve probably tasted Strawberry Rhubarb Pie at some point in my life, but I can’t really recall ever knowing what rhubarb even tastes like.
Luckily, my friend Allen suggested that I try making something with rhubarb. If he hadn’t put it in my head, I probably would gone another year without giving it a go. And once he suggested it, I started noticing rhubarb recipes everywhere. It seemed like I was the only in the world not eating rhubarb on a daily basis. I was determined to give it a try. Continue reading →