This stalk that resembles red celery is technically a vegetable. But in 1947, a New York court ruled that since rhubarb is used primarily as a fruit for cooking purposes, it should be classified as such. Most familiar in pies and tarts, try this strikingly tart plant in a savory dish or two.
The Spring Fruit: Rhubarb
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