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Two great tastes that taste great together….

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Rhubarb by itself is pretty bitter, and thus we owe a debt of gratitude to the first person who thought to pair it with strawberries.

I am a huge fan of strawberry rhubarb pie. It’s simple, no frills, comfort food.

My kind neighbor dropped off a large bunch off rhubarb by my door and I knew that it was time to make a pie. The first thing I did was search for top-rated recipes and then scan them to see which had the simplest ingredients. I also did not want to add corn starch…it’s just a personal preference…

The recipe that I made came from the wonderful blog Smitten Kitchen.If you haven’t visited this site before, stop what you are doing and head over there for a while…I’ll wait…

Ok, now that you are back, let’s talk pie. I followed the filling recipe to the letter, but I cheated and used a pre-made pillsbury pie crust. I’m sure that her pie crust recipe would have been fabulous, but I was in a hurry…

This was the recipe that I used and I was very happy with the results.

Look how basic the ingredients are

Mix everything in a bowl, make sure that the tapioca in well blended in.

It all fits into the pie plate and is ready for the oven.

A lattice crust makes it extra-home made!

The whole pie took minutes to assemble, and when paired with organic, vanilla ice cream, it was gone in minutes!

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About sweetaddict

I'm a crazy, candy-infatuated, blogger who s so happy that you stopped by. This place is dedicated to all of us who always end up in the candy aisle. I'm totally impartial and answer only to my taste buds. I write about all things sweet from candy to baking to ice cream and beyond. Let me know your favorites.

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  1. A beautiful pie! My mother always made rhubarb strawberry jam, so I can imagine the flavors here!

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