Growing up I was terrified to try rhubarb. I just knew it would taste awful. Can you imagine my surprise when I finally tasted rhubarb and it was nowhere near as horrid as I had imagined it would be, in fact I was in love. In fact I have been cooking with it uncontrollably here lately. Here are three great recipes for rhubarb, and if you haven’t tried rhubarb yet then one of these recipes will give you the perfect opportunity to give it a try.
As a note, according to an article on The Rhubarb Compendium the leaves of rhubarb can be poisonous when consumed in large quantities but the stalks of the rhubarb are fine for consumption.
Blueberry Rhubarb Cinnamon Rolls
Snowhite from the blog Finding Joy in My Kitchen shares an excellent step-by-step recipe for making these delicious Blueberry Rhubarb Cinnamon Rolls. The recipe features excellent, well-written directions that include plenty of pictures for each step of the recipe. These Blueberry Rhubarb Cinnamon Rolls are made using fresh blueberries and rhubarb, and is completed with a homemade cream cheese frosting. You can find the recipe for Snowhite’s Blueberry Rhubarb Cinnamon Rolls by visiting her blog, Finding Joy in My Kitchen.
Strawberry Rhubarb Crumb Bars
Brenda, who blogs at A Farmgirl’s Dabbles, shares a great recipe for Strawberry Rhubarb Crumb Bars that not only are tasty but they also look amazing. The recipe uses fresh strawberry and rhubarb, which makes it a perfect recipe for using up the summer’s fruit harvest. The recipe is well written with step-by-step directions, and the blog offers it in a printable format. You can visit Brenda’s blog, A Farmgirl’s Dabbles, to find the recipe for her Strawberry Rhubarb Crum Bars.
Strawberry, Rhubarb, and Rose Fool
The recipe for this creamy, dreamy dessert, Strawberry, Rhubarb, and Rose Fool was written by Seen Lippert and can be found on the Food & Wine website. This tasty dessert is perfect for serving at a party or dinner as the recipe makes ten servings. It can be made ahead of time and kept in the refrigerator overnight. The one downside to this recipe is that it calls for the use of Rose Syrup which is not something that is usually kept on hand or can be found be found at the local grocery store, however Rose Syrup can be found at many specialty food stores. You can visit the Food & Wine website to get the recipe for Strawberry, Rhubarb, and Rose Fool.