June 10 - Susan Berkson of the Minneapolis Farmers Market and I talk about the cult of rhubarb and share some recipes.

May 19, 2012 -- Terrific article in my hometown newspaper, the Argus Leader in Sioux Falls, S.D., about writing cookbooks.

May 16, 2012 - Wide-ranging interview with Maggie at KAXE Radio in Grand Rapids - (at minute 38) 2012.05.16-18.00.00.mp3

May 6, 2012 - Ann & Peter Haigh, a delightful couple, host On the Menu in Pittsburgh. Here’s the podcast: (I’m the final segment at minute 46.)

May 1, 2012: Recipes for Frozen Roasted Rhubarb Meringue Pie and Rhubarb Burnt Creams are featured in a roundup of gluten-free desserts on

April 26, 2012: KSTP’s Twin Cities Live demo of Confetti Salad with Pickled Rhubarb

April 19, 2012: Minnesota Public Radio takes on the skeptics, convincing them with Rhubarb Bellinis and Rhubarb Bacon Compote.

What I really like about Ode's book is that once you get past the counterintuitive feeling of "You can't do that with rhubarb," you realize that the recipes are very simple, do-able extensions of how people really cook, just taking better advantage of a local vegetable.” -- Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl on MPR

April 19, 2012: Detroit Free Press like Confetti Salad with Pickled Rhubarb.

April 9, 2012: Great conversation on the Larry Meiller Show, on Wisconsin Public Radio. Engaged listeners asking good questions about rhubarb!

April 7, 2012: Listen in on my conversation with Susan Berkson, on AM950s’s Fresh & Local Show sponsored by the Minneapolis Farmers Market.

April 4, 2012: The Paris, Tenn., Post-Intelligencer posts the recipe for Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie.

April 4, 2012: “Rhubarb Renaissance” excerpted in the Star Tribune Taste section, with recipes. Thanks, Lee Svitak Dean for your support!

March 22, 2012: Oprah’s Blog -- yep, that Oprah -- features Spiced Couscous with Rhubarb and Figs as a great spring sidedish.

March 12, 2012: The Nibble, the online magazine about specialty foods, has kind words about “some 50 sophisticated recipes.”

March 7, 2012: The Isthmus of Madison, Wis., is the first to laud “Rhubarb Renaissance.”