I made a baked rhubarb compote, just like this one and wrote about it on my memoir-ish food blog called Cooking the Kitchen. Here is a preview of my post. Check it out and do subscribe, and enjoy!
IF IT IS SPRING, IT MUST BE TIME FOR RHUBARB….
My favorite line in “A Christmas Memory” by Truman Capote is when the young narrator’s Aunt wakes up one morning, speaking aloud, and to her nephew Buddy, “”Oh my,” she exclaims, her breath smoking the windowpane, “It’s fruitcake weather!”” On my last shopping trip to the Food Coop, I purchased some thick, ruby red stalks of rhubarb. Like Buddy’s Aunt Sook, in Capote’s short story, I woke up and exclaimed to myself, “Oh my, it’s rhubarb weather!” Time to take the stalks out from the back of the bottom shelf of the refrigerator. They are so long, that placing them there horizontally, is the only place to storeRead More
I followed the recipe, except I used 4 cups of apples instead of Granny Smith apples. It was delicious. We fought over leftovers.Read More
Used my own homemade pie crust, but otherwise followed the recipe. The consistency of this pie is just wonderful. It baked perfectly. I did use a deep-dish pan however, but my apples were pretty large. My only criticism might be that it could use more spices, maybe cardamon and cloves.Read More
Very nice!! There's no need to make the whole pie if you just like the filling, like I do. The baking instructions are the same for just the filling. I added allspice, cloves, and nutmeg to the mix to help liven it up. The family loved it, including professed "haters" of rhubarb!Read More
Fantastic pie! I made this for a co-worker and it was a HUGE hit. I did switch out the flour for an equal amount of tapioca starch that I ground finely in a spice mill. I also added an additional apple. The texture was perfect and not at all runny. Sliced beautifully.Read More
My husband said "This is probably the best dessert you've ever made!" He is a lover of rhubarb, so not a surprise, but so glad to find an easy recipe that worked! I actually made two versions- one with a Whole Foods pie crust and one with no bottom curst and only a crumble topping. For both I augmented the topping with oats to make it more of a crumble or crisp topping, and did one less apple to one more rhubarb stalk. Both were amazing!Read More
YUM! I made this with my daughters this afternoon and could have eaten the whole pie! The bottom crust does get wet as the previous reviewer said, but I don't see that as a draw back- the whole pie is like a crumble really. Incredibly tasty! I'll save this recipe forever! In fact, I may need another piece of pie now...Read More
The filling of this pie taste heavenly!! I love the crumb topping, my only beef with it is that the crust got soggy, i think it needs a recipe that's strudier or should just be made as a crisp.Read More