By NORA SWEAT
If there is one misunderstood and unappreciated vegetable, it is rhubarb.
If you know what rhubarb is, you might be surprised that it is a vegetable. It is a stem vegetable similar to celery. If people are not familiar with rhubarb, sometimes they think it is celery, or in the case of the red variety, red celery.
My mom grew rhubarb out by the old chicken house while I was growing up. Something about that chicken manure just helped produce healthy rhubarb and asparagus. The asparagus bed was very close to the rhubarb.