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15 Spectacular Recipes To Celebrate Rhubarb Season

Rhubarb time! Whether you call it a vegetable or a fruit, it is just as about as delicious and versatile as you can get. And we have the proof, in these 15 recipes from cakes to pies, tarts to BBQ sauce, beverages, cobblers and crisps – even ice cream!

Rhubarb Upside Down Cake

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As spring transitions into summer, indulge in the delightful tanginess of rhubarb with this visually stunning Rhubarb Upside Down Cake. Find yourself captivated by its irresistible flavors. Get ready to bake! Get the recipe.

Rhubarb Crumble Ice Cream        

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Experience the perfect balance of sweetness and tartness in every scoop of this luscious Rhubarb Crumble Ice Cream. With layers of creamy vanilla ice cream, tangy rhubarb ribbon, and crunchy brown sugar and oat crispies, it’s a dessert like no other. Get the recipe for Rhubarb Crumble Ice Cream.

Rhubarb Cheesecake Tart

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Indulge in the ultimate treat with this Rhubarb Cheesecake Tart. Picture a buttery crust adorned with a velvety vanilla cheesecake layer, topped with a delightful blend of sweet and tangy rhubarb and crowned with nutty brown sugar streusel. It’s a symphony of flavors in every bite. Get the recipe for Rhubarb Cheesecake Tart.

Rhubarb Raspberry Crostata 

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Embrace the rustic charm of a free-form tart with this Rhubarb Raspberry Crostata. Featuring a buttery crust filled with the natural tartness of rhubarb and the sweetness of raspberries, it’s a dessert that celebrates the simplicity and beauty of seasonal ingredients. Get the recipe for Rhubarb Raspberry Crostata.

Gluten-Free Rhubarb Scones

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Start your day on a delightful note with these Gluten-Free Rhubarb Scones. Bursting with the sweet and tart flavors of rhubarb and topped with crunchy coarse grain sugar, they’re the perfect accompaniment to your morning cup of coffee or tea. Get the recipe for Gluten-Free Rhubarb Scones.

Rustic Rhubarb Cake

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This Rustic Rhubarb Cake is somewhat delicate, so it wouldn’t work well for a bake sale, and we like it when freshly baked; that’s when its center is almost creamy and custardy. The sugar on top adds a nice crunch and the rhubarb cooks up into tender mouthfuls of tartness. We have made this with lactose-free sour cream as well as lactose-free yogurt. The sour cream produces a cake that is a bit more custardy in the center, but either work. If you do use yogurt, choose full fat. Get the recipe for Rustic Rhubarb Cake.

Rhubarb Lattice Pie

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If there is one pie that says spring to us it is rhubarb pie. We like it with a lattice crust so that we can see the gorgeous pink and red colors peeking through. Get the recipe for Rhubarb Lattice Pie.

Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler

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Delight your taste buds with the classic combination of strawberries and rhubarb in this irresistible cobbler. With its buttery drop-biscuit style topping and juicy fruit filling, it’s comfort food at its finest. Get the recipe for Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler.

Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

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Strawberries and rhubarb are two spring fruit that have a natural affinity for one another. Here they are brought together underneath a brown sugar and oat-based crunchy crisp topping. Try this at breakfast or brunch with a dollop of unsweetened yogurt. Get the recipe for Gluten-Free Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp.

Rhubarb BBQ Sauce

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Elevate your barbecue game with this flavorful Rhubarb BBQ Sauce. The perfect balance of sweetness and tartness, it pairs wonderfully with pork or poultry for a spring or summertime feast. Get the recipe for Rhubarb BBQ Sauce.

Sparkling Rhubarb Cocktail

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Add a touch of elegance to your gatherings with this Sparkling Rhubarb Cocktail. Served in delicate coupes, it’s a refreshing and visually stunning drink that’s sure to impress your guests. Pass the coupes around on a silver tray. Get the recipe for Sparkling Rhubarb Cocktail.

Fennel Rhubarb Gin Spritz

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We like Hendrick’s gin for this drink. So spring-like and summery! Get the recipe for Fennel Rhubarb Gin Spritz.

Rhubarb Ginger Syrup

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This Rhubarb Ginger Syrup makes some of the best cocktails and mocktails. It is a little sweet, a bit tart, has a hit of ginger – and it is gorgeous! Get the recipe.

Spiced Rhubarb Chutney

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Indulge in the rich flavors of this Spiced Rhubarb Chutney. With its blend of rhubarb, spices, and nuts, it’s a condiment that’s perfect for adding a burst of flavor to meats, cheeses, or sandwiches. And it gets better. This is basically a dump, mix and cook recipe, so it is extremely easy to make. Get the recipe for Spiced Rhubarb Chutney.

Slow Cooker Pork with Rhubarb BBQ Sauce

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What’s the saying? Set it and forget it? That’s the joy of the slow-cooker and we particularly like how it works on large hunks of meat. In this recipe for Slow-Cooker Pork with Rhubarb BBQ Sauce we take advantage of a well-marbled piece of pork and our easy Rhubarb BBQ SauceGet the recipe.

Want To Make The Most Of Asparagus Season? 25 Sides & Salad Dishes Hearty Enough For A Meal

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We can’t get enough asparagus, and when their season hits, we gather them up and head to the kitchen. These 25 recipes are the best side dishes and salads, from classic grilled to unusual combinations, vegan and vegetarian, and even instructions on how to make the best white asparagus. Many of these recipes are hearty enough for a light main dish. READ: Want To Make The Most Of Asparagus Season? 25 Sides & Salad Dishes Hearty Enough For A Meal

Springtime Bliss: Indulge In 27 Delectable Asparagus Appetizers, Soups & Main Dishes

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It’s time for asparagus! It is a brief season, so we eat them as often as we can, and now with this roundup of 27 appetizer, soup and main dish recipes you will be endlessly inspired. We have low carb, vegan, 30-minute recipes, gluten-free, grilled, roasted, fancy dishes, easy dishes, and have even thrown in basic grilling instructions. READ: Springtime Bliss: Indulge In 27 Delectable Asparagus Appetizers, Soups & Main Dishes

20 Favorite Side Dishes To Pair With Burgers

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 Here are 20 of our favorite side dishes to pair with burgers, from oven-baked fries (2 kinds), green salads to hearty potato and pasta sides, even a quick stovetop mac and cheese. READ: 20 Favorite Side Dishes To Pair With Burgers

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    Dédé Wilson is a journalist with over 17 cookbooks to her name and is the co-founder and managing partner of the digital media partnership Shift Works Partners LLC, currently publishing through two online media brands, FODMAP Everyday® and The Queen Zone.

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