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Fresh This Month: Rhubarb Recipes For Kids & Their Parents

I never really understood or even tasted rhubarb until I was an adult. My mom never cooked or baked with rhubarb and the only childhood memory I have of this stalky veggie/fruit was when the grumpy neighbor accused my sister and I of stealing his rhubarb crop. Um, no I was not the rhubarb bandit. Maybe that’s why I steered clear of it for so many years. I guess I’m making up for it now. Each season I make a run for the farmer’s market to get the freshest and tastiest stalks to make all kinds of new recipes. Here’s a glimpse into what we will be making with our Rhubarb this season…

  • 20 Rhubarb Recipes For Kids & Their Parents 1 of 21
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    Click Through For 20 Awesome Ways To Use Rhubarb.

  • Rubarb Jelly 2 of 21
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    This rhubarb jelly is delicious on toast or a scone, but the best way to serve it is wrapped up in a jelly roll. Makes for a lovely spring dessert.

    Make Rhubarb Jelly.

  • Roasted Spatchcocked Chicken With Rhubarb 3 of 21
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    I usually think of sweet desserts when I see rhubarb, but it adds the perfect sweet tartiness to a savory dish, especially chicken.

    Make Roasted Spatchcocked Chicken With Rhubarb.

  • Rhubarb Carrot Juice 4 of 21
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    Add some zip and zing to your drab carrot juice with some in season rhubarb!

    Make Rhubarb Carrot Juice.

  • Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble In A Jar 5 of 21
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    A rhubarb classic in a jar and ready for your picnic. I'm making these for Jazz night this Friday at LACMA!

    Make Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble In A Jar.

  • Strawberry Rhubarb Margarita 6 of 21
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    Just in time for Cinco De Mayo! These will make for a fun and different take on the traditional beverage of the holiday.

    Make Strawberry Rhubarb Margarita.

  • Lattice-topped Rhubarb Pie 7 of 21
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    This pie is all rhubarb so the flavor is all there and not diluted by other tasty fruits like strawberry. Isn't the lattice top gorgeous? This would make for a great Memorial Day BBQ dessert.

    Make Lattice-topped Rhubarb Pie.

  • Rhubarb Chutney 8 of 21
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    Chutney is so cool, you just throw a bunch of stuff in a pot and cook it until it's mush. Then you are left with this completely flavor packed jelly that you can spread on just about anything, my fave would be on something savory.

    Make Rhubarb Chutney.

  • Big Crumb Rhubarb Coffee Cake 9 of 21
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    Coffee Cake + Rhubarb = get in my mouth so I can enjoy every big crumb you have. There goes the diet.

    Make Big Crumb Rhubarb Coffee Cake.

  • Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler Cake 10 of 21
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    And I will make this one to compare to the other recipe. It's very important to create two variations of the same dessert, just ask my mouth.

    Make Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler Cake.

  • Strawberry Rhubarb Eton Mess 11 of 21
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    Are you fan of the filling of the pie and the whipped cream that goes along with? Here's a great way to skip the pastry and go right for the innards. Serve them individually in glasses for a fun effect.

    Make Strawberry Rhubarb Eton Mess.

  • Strawberry Rhubarb Bundt Cake 12 of 21
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    This cake was brought to a BBQ at my house. There were leftovers and my husband and I nearly had a fight over the last piece. He caved, smart man.

    Make Strawberry Rhubarb Bundt Cake.

  • Gluten Free Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler 13 of 21
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    Let's say gluten free is your thing. Gotcha covered!

    Make Gluten Free Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler.

  • Rhubarb And Rye Bread Soup 14 of 21
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    This recipe is so fascinating, rhubarb and rye bread made into a soup. Gotta try this just so I can say I did. I bet it will be my favorite food ever.

    Make Rhubarb And Rye Bread Soup.

    Photo Credit: Nami Nami

  • Strawberry Rhubarb Crumb Cake 15 of 21
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    Did I say to make 2 variations of the same dessert? I lied. Make them all. 

    Make Strawberry Rhubarb Crumb Cake.

  • Baked Rhubarb Cheesecake 16 of 21
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    This dessert is too pretty not to make. Talk about impressing guests. Make this for the boss or your husbands boss.

    Make Baked Rhubarb Cheesecake.

    Photo Credit: Nami Nami

  • Coconut Creams With Poached Rhubarb 17 of 21
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    Love this dessert, something totally different that any type of rhubarb dessert I've ever made or tasted.

    Make Coconut Creams With Poached Rhubarb.

    Photo Credit: Nami Nami

  • Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble Pie 18 of 21
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    You know when you see something that looks so good you want to dive in and swim in it? Oh, maybe that's just me.

    Make Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble Pie.

  • Persian Lamb And Rhubarb Stew 19 of 21
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    Stew is happy food, soulful food. Serve this with one of those crumble cakes.

    Make Persian Lamb And Rhubarb Stew.

    Photo Credit: Nami Nami

  • Homemade Rhubarb Ice Cream 20 of 21
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    Oh Em Gee. Ice cream made with in season rhubarb?! Yes, please and you're welcome.

    Make Homemade Rhubarb Ice Cream.

    Photo Credit: Nami Nami

  • Creamy Vanilla and Rice Pudding With Rhubarb Compote 21 of 21
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    If you are not into ice cream, then here you go. Creamy rice pudding to take all your worries away.

    Make Creamy Vanilla and Rice Pudding With Rhubarb Compote.

    Photo Credit: Nami Nami

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