25 Ways to Use Rhubarb

By: Contributor

Honey-Rhubarb Ice Cream

For a few short weeks in early spring, rhubarb takes center stage at grocery stores and farmers’ markets. And let’s be real, it’s hard to miss those giant pink stalks. Though rhubarb gets mistaken for a fruit in sweet dishes like crumbles and pies, this tart stalk is actually a very diverse vegetable. Rhubarb can be found in several varieties; the green stalks will be considerably more tart than the red-skinned variety. The tall, leafy vegetable makes a great addition to any garden, but be sure only to consume the celery-like stalks -- the leaves and roots of the rhubarb plant contain toxins that are poisonous. Celebrate spring’s bounty with these 25 delicious rhubarb-studded recipes. In no particular order:

Next Up

25 Ways to Use Cherries

Enjoy your cherries with these 25 ideas to use the fruit.

25 Ways to Use Figs

The best aspect of figs is their ability to be paired with both sweet and savory foods.

25 Ways to Use Clams

Find out how to prep clams and then ideas for what to do with them from Cooking Channel's all-star chefs.

25 Ways to Use Lentils

Whether you're trying a meatless meal or making a hearty stew, lentils are a go-to pantry staple that deserve to come out of the pantry to shine this winter.

On TV

Tia Mowry at Home

7:30am | 6:30c

Tia Mowry at Home

8:30am | 7:30c

Tia Mowry at Home

9:30am | 8:30c

Brunch at Bobby's

10:30am | 9:30c

Brunch at Bobby's

11:30am | 10:30c

Burgers, Brew & 'Que

12:30pm | 11:30c

Burgers, Brew & 'Que

1:30pm | 12:30c

Good Eats

2pm | 1c

Good Eats

2:30pm | 1:30c

Carnival Eats

3:30pm | 2:30c

Carnival Eats

4:30pm | 3:30c

Carnival Eats

5:30pm | 4:30c

Man v. Food

6pm | 5c

Man v. Food

6:30pm | 5:30c

Man v. Food

7pm | 6c

Man v. Food

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Good Eats

8pm | 7c

Good Eats

9pm | 8c

Good Eats

9:30pm | 8:30c

Good Eats

12am | 11c

Good Eats

1am | 12c

Good Eats

1:30am | 12:30c
What's Hot
What's Hot

The Best Thing I Ever Ate

New Episodes Mondays 9|8c

So Much Pretty Food Here