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imgould Jun 24, 2009 10:15 AM

I have a lot of leftover rhubarb, and was wondering if it's safe to freeze rhubarb compote. If I'm not making jam (i.e no pectin), can I just let it cool and then transfer to freezer-safe containers?

  1. todao Jun 24, 2009 01:08 PM

    I'm not sure what you mean be "safe". I assume you already know that the leaves of the rhubarb are poisonous so, for a certainty, you wouldn't want to include those in your preparation..
    My wife makes a strawberry/rhubarb compote that she freezes and we've never had a problem with it. She simply thaws it to use a pie filling when she's ready to make a pie.

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