Rhubarb is only here for a brief time and you have to make the most of its beautifully pink, tangy, crunchy goodness. Start at the top of this list and work your way down, one juicy stalk at a time.
Easy Rhubarb CrispAn obscenely easy, sweetly tart rhubarb crisp that you simply must experience at least once. (Although we doubt you'll be able to stop at just once.)
Easy Rhubarb JamMaking preserves was never so easy or gratifying as with this foolproof old-fashioned recipe. Just four ingredients and an occasional stir. No prior canning experience required. Swear.
Cardamom Panna Cotta With RhubarbA lovely and light refresher with a tangy topping, steeped with warming cardamom. Easier to make than you might think, this elegant panna cotta is a simple stunner.
Strawberry Rhubarb JamA small-batch jam from the famed Sarabeth's Bakery that takes just half an hour of (barely any) effort. And there's no proper canning required. Simply stash it in the fridge.
Rhubarb-Ginger CrostataCrostata loosely translates from Italian as "the easiest riff on pie ever." (Not really.) Which means you could—and should—toss it together countless times during rhubarb's crazy short season.
Rhubarb and Tequila CocktailStunning and sophisticated, this cocktail relies on rhubarb for tartness, orange for intrigue, sugar for sweetness, and tequila for an afternoon nap.
Steel-Cut Oats With Rhubarb ApplesauceOur latest incentive to get out of bed in the morning. Sweet, tangy, pale pink applesauce is going to rock your breakfast.
Strawberry Rhubarb Pie with Ginger Crumb ToppingA classic spring coupling, this melding of rhubarb and strawberries takes the form of sweet tart pie filling burbling beneath ginger-inflected goodness.
Rhubarb Brown Sugar PieDare we say this is better than your mom's rhubarb pie? We dare. This lovely rendition flaunts a lovely custard filling with sweet-tart rhubarb atop an impossibly buttery and flaky crust.
Almond Cake with Strawberry-Rhubarb CompoteA gorgeous dessert, this almond cake has a rich, buttery flavor and toasted almond topping. Serve with strawberry-rhubarb compote or seasonal fruit.
Bluebarb PieTart rhubarb collides with sweet blueberries to create some serious summer pie envy among strawberry rhubarb loyalists.
Rhubarb PieJust like grandma used to make.
Rhubarb VodkaRhubarb vodka. Yep. It's a thing. And you're going to want to make this tipsy spring tonic again and again and again.
Peach and Rhubarb JamTart rhubarb and sweet peaches collide in this ode to early summer that helps you recall better days even during the doldrums of winter...provided you can make it last that long.
Rhubarb SourA rhubarb sour made with gin is probably not how your grandma chose to use those sweetly tart spring stalks. Her loss.
Rhubarb and Pistachios over Thick YogurtThis flamboyantly neon concoction pairs tart rhubarb with rich Greek-style yogurt and nutty pistachios. Indulge at breakfast or dessert.
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