Rhubarb season is one of my most favorite seasons of all. I look forward to fresh stalks of rhubarb growing as soon as the weather warms up and all free things start to grow! Because rhubarb is one of my favorite things to cook with, I wanted to share with you 16 of the best Rhubarb Recipes you must try this spring!
What is Rhubarb
Rhubarb is a perennial plant that grows in stalks. It likes partial shade and can grow like a weed! It is a plant that doesn’t need much attention to flourish.
Rhubarb is considered a fruit, but unlike most fruit, it is not sweet. As a matter of fact, it’s more like a lemon. If you take a bite of a rhubarb stalk, you will find a very tart flavor hitting your tongue.
How to preserve rhubarb
There are several ways to preserve rhubarb. However, the most common way is to freeze or can it. When freezing rhubarb, it does not need anything except to be harvested, cleaned, diced, and frozen! It’s that simple!
While it is most common for people to sweeten rhubarb in recipes, it can still be enjoyed in a savory recipe! You can make beverages, salads, sauces, sandwiches, and desserts with this very versatile fruit!
While savory and sweet recipes are made with rhubarb, it most always is a sweetened rhubarb that is added to the recipe. You can make beverages with rhubarb syrup and sandwiches using a rhubarb sauce or jam. The possibilities are endless and with a little imagination you an create the best of rhubarb recipes out there!
Strawberry Rhubarb Chipotle BBQ Sauce has a sweet smoky heat that will satisfy all of your sweet heat senses. The flavors of your spring fruit combined with chipotle to create a delicious sauce that is perfect to top your BBQ Burgers.
Homemade Berry Rhubarb Jam. One of our newer family favorite recipes and one of the best ways to use rhubarb! Sweetened and thickened with jello, this is easy to make and even easier to eat! Perfect in sandwiches, on toast, or baked in the center of a cookie or tiny tart!
Strawberry Rhubarb Pudding Cake is a homemade vanilla cake baked with a strawberry rhubarb sauce poured over the top before baking. The sauce sinks to the bottom, forming a pudding layer beneath the cake.
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