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rhubarb

Posted by on Jun. 13, 2014 at 3:30 PM
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Do you have any growing? Do you eat it? Share some recipes!
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Firenygirl180
by Gold Member on Jun. 13, 2014 at 3:31 PM
We have 2 plants and I'm learning to care for it.

We made a rhubarb cheesecake last night and it's delicious!

http://m.allrecipes.com/recipe/25626/rhubarb-cheesecake
SarahSuzyQ
by Silver Member on Jun. 13, 2014 at 3:37 PM

We just got a plant from the neighbor this year, and it is doing really well... But sadly it's not supposed to be harvested the first year after it's transplanted, so all I can do is look at it!

I'm in the process of trying this sparkling rhubarb lemonade:

ERIN LYNCH’S RHUBARB LEMONADE

31/2 cups water

5 cups chopped rhubarb

3/4 cups sugar

2 3-inch strips lemon zest

3 sprigs fresh mint, plus more for garnish

1 cup lemon juice (fresh is best)

2 cups sparkling or tap water

To make the rhubarb base combine the water, rhubarb pieces, sugar, lemon zest and mint in a small saucepan. Bring the mixture to a boil, stirring until the sugar is dissolved. Reduce the heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.

Let the rhubarb mixture cool. Strain it through a mesh strainer set over a pitcher or large mason jar. (At this point the rhubarb base can be covered and refrigerated for a few days.)

Stir in lemon juice and water. Serve over ice. Garnish with a sprig of mint.

(This is also very good with a little gin or vodka.)


graycalico
by Gold Member on Jun. 13, 2014 at 4:58 PM
I've only ever made pie with it. I like to eat it raw though.
momofnatalie
by Silver Member on Jun. 13, 2014 at 5:21 PM

Just had it in a pie before.  DH doesn't like it.

.Angelica.
by Silver Member on Jun. 13, 2014 at 5:34 PM
I've never really had it
othermom
by Gold Member on Jun. 13, 2014 at 5:55 PM

I have it, I don't eat it much,my youngest likes it. I usually give it away

Firenygirl180
by Gold Member on Jun. 13, 2014 at 7:20 PM
That sounds yummy!

Quoting SarahSuzyQ:

We just got a plant from the neighbor this year, and it is doing really well... But sadly it's not supposed to be harvested the first year after it's transplanted, so all I can do is look at it!

I'm in the process of trying this sparkling rhubarb lemonade:

ERIN LYNCH’S RHUBARB LEMONADE

31/2 cups water

5 cups chopped rhubarb

3/4 cups sugar

2 3-inch strips lemon zest

3 sprigs fresh mint, plus more for garnish

1 cup lemon juice (fresh is best)

2 cups sparkling or tap water

To make the rhubarb base combine the water, rhubarb pieces, sugar, lemon zest and mint in a small saucepan. Bring the mixture to a boil, stirring until the sugar is dissolved. Reduce the heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.

Let the rhubarb mixture cool. Strain it through a mesh strainer set over a pitcher or large mason jar. (At this point the rhubarb base can be covered and refrigerated for a few days.)

Stir in lemon juice and water. Serve over ice. Garnish with a sprig of mint.

(This is also very good with a little gin or vodka.)

Firenygirl180
by Gold Member on Jun. 13, 2014 at 7:21 PM
I didn't think I'd like it. But the cheesecake was awesome.

Quoting momofnatalie:

Just had it in a pie before.  DH doesn't like it.

Firenygirl180
by Gold Member on Jun. 13, 2014 at 7:22 PM
Last year we gave it away. This year we are experimenting with it.

Quoting othermom:

I have it, I don't eat it much,my youngest likes it. I usually give it away

la1118
by Laura on Jun. 13, 2014 at 7:22 PM
Sorry, I can't help. I don't like rhubarb.
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