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Rhubarb is the first thing we harvest from our garden in the spring. The plants seem to start poking out of the ground while there is still snow on the ground. Before you know it the plants are huge and ready to be harvested! We have five large plants in the garden, which is more than I need. One year I even bartered for bread!

Rhubarb Bed

Rhubarb Bed

As you might guess we do enjoy rhubarb. Here are my favorite ways to use it!

Rhubarbeque Sauce. This is a family favorite that I make every year. It is wonderful on grilled meats especially pork and chicken.

Rhubarbeque Sauce

Rhubarbeque Sauce

Rhubarb Jam – this jam is equally good on chicken or on a piece of toast for breakfast!Rhubarb Jam

Rhubarb Buckle The ginger in this recipe gives this buckle a unique taste.

Rhubarb Buckle

Rhubarb Buckle

Rhubarb Strawberry Crisp Who doesn’t love this classic dessert, especially with a little ice cream!

Rhubarb Strawberry Crisp, enjoy!

Rhubarb Strawberry Crisp, enjoy!

Rhubarb Cake Another family favorite and an old standby.

Rhubarb Cake

Rhubarb Cake

Rhubarb, Date and Apricot Chutney – The dates and apricots give a rich favor to the sweet sour taste of the rhubarb.

chutney, rhubarb

Rhubarb, Date and Apricot Chutney

Apple Rhubarb Chutney – Love this chutney, it is perfect with grilled pork!chutney, prudent pantry

If your life is crazy busy like mine is sometimes rhubarb can also be easily frozen to use a at a later date. Just cut the stalks into small pieces. Place in a Ziploc bag or use your FoodSaver. And freeze. Couldn’t be easier!

Rhubarb for the freezer.

Rhubarb for the freezer.

Are you a rhubarb lover? what is your favorite way to use rhubarb?

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8 comments on “7 Favorite Rhubarb Recipes

All that's Jas on June 12, 2015 11:35 pm

I have to admit, except for rhubarb and strawberry tart (or pie) I had no clue how else to use it. Now I do 🙂 Thank you for linking up with Thursday Favorite Things and I hope you have a glorious day!

Nancy Wolff on June 13, 2015 3:24 pm

Enjoy All Thats Jas, I love finding ways to use our rhubarb!

Melissa Vera on June 15, 2015 11:15 pm

I have really tasted rhubarb but these recipes look so yummy. I just might have to try. Thank you for linking up at #HomeMattersParty hope you will come back and link up again next week.

Elaine on June 17, 2015 12:20 am

Lots of great uses!! Yum!! Thanks for sharing on My 2 Favorite Things on Thursday – Link Party!! Hope to see you again this week!! Love having you!! Pinned!!!

Miz Helen on June 17, 2015 3:25 pm

A great collection for the wonderful Rhubarb! Thanks for sharing your delicious recipe with us at Full Plate Thursday, hope to see you again real soon!
Have a great day,
Miz Helen

Sherry on June 18, 2015 11:43 pm

I’ve never really cooked rhubarb, but I’ve certainly eaten it. You’re featured this week on Funtastic Friday. Thanks for linking up and sharing with us. Hope you join us again this week.

Nancy Wolff on June 19, 2015 3:24 am

Sherry,
Thank you so much for the feature!

Kim @ HappyPrettyBlog on June 30, 2015 1:48 am

Awesome recipes! I have a surplus of rhubarb growing around my yard and I’m always looking for new ways to make use of it! Thanks 🙂

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