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Recipe Round-Up: Rhubarb Romance


Rhubarb is a polarizing ingredient, I've found. You either despise it or - like me - it's an annual obsession.

I wait, impatiently, for it to appear in markets and then I buy it up by the armful because I know that it'll be gone in the blink of an eye. Even my boys get excited when they see those ruby stalks. See! We clearly love our rhubarb.

I enjoyed this piece about rhubarb on NPR's The Kitchen Window.

And, because I wanted to try some new recipes, featuring this beloved stalk, I put out a call for recipes to the foodies in the blogosphere. They answered with some amazing looking creations that made me want to stick a fork in my monitor. Delish.

Enjoy...

Salads
Raw Rhubarb-Rosemary Tabbouleh, Farmersgirl Kitchen
Rhubarb Salad with Salt-Crusted Beets and Spring Greens, Culinary Adventures with Camilla

Sauces
Rhubarb Barbeque Sauce, Culinary Adventures with Camilla
Pear-Rhubarb-Rosemary Conserve, Culinary Adventures with Camilla

Mains
Cumin-Rubbed Pork with Rhubarb-Apricot Chutney, Culinary Adventures with Camilla
Fish Braised in Rhubarb Sauce, Culinary Adventures with Camilla
Lobster with Rhubarb Sauce, Culinary Adventures with Camilla

Sweets
Rhubarb Pudding Cake, BCMom's Kitchen
Rhubarb Bread, BCMom's Kitchen
Rhubarb with Butterscotch Sauce, Farmersgirl Kitchen
Rhubarb Cake, Loving Life
Strawberry-Rhubarb Crisp, Close to Home
Strawberry-Rhubarb Compote, Noshing with the Nolands
Rhubarb-Strawberry Squares, Small Wallet Big Appetite

Libations
Rhubarb and Ginger Zinger, Farmersgirl Kitchen
Rhubarb Liqueur, Culinary Adventures with Camilla
Rhubarb Simple Syrup, Food Just Saying
Rhubarb-ellini with Homemade Rhubarb Syrup, Culinary Adventures with Camilla

I hope this inspires you get out, pick up some rhubarb, and get cooking. I know it did that for me! Thanks, gals. I loved perusing your contributions.

Meet the Contributors...
Maria from Close to Home
Anna from BCMom's Kitchen
Jenn from Rook No. 17
Kirstin from Loving Life
Janice from Farmersgirl Kitchen
Christy from Fudge Ripple
Toni from Food Just Saying

Comments

  1. Thanks so much for including us in your post. Wow, what a great line up. I have rhubarb in the fridge and will have to try one of these other recipes.

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