Tuesday, June 09, 2015

National Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Day, In the News, and Enjoy

National Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Day - Today is National Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Day!

This sweet and tangy treat was first made popular during the early 1800's, about 30 years after Benjamin Franklin introduced rhubarb, nicknamed "pieplant," to the East Coast.
With strawberry season starting, what better way to celebrate this old favorite than to bake one yourself.

Did you know that rhubarb is actually a vegetable? This makes strawberry rhubarb pie one of the rare pies that combines fruits and vegetables. Any dessert that gets us to eat our veggies definitely deserves its own day.

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    Enjoy - Relax and enjoy these images and videos!