Strawberries and rhubarb make such a cute couple. The juicy sweetness of one balances out the almost inedible tartness of the other. Plus, strawberries make rhubarb look good by bringing all that gorgeous color to the mix. Together they make a classic pairing that lots of us just can’t get enough of. Here are five favorite ways to satisfy those strawberry + rhubarb cravings.
This top-rated pie is incredibly easy to make. Many reviewers opted for a lattice-top crust instead of a solid top (with steam vents, of course). If you’ve never woven one before, here’s your chance to learn this simple but impressive technique.
Rhubarb tried to hog all the spotlight by not letting strawberry share the title, but there’s plenty of strawberry in there, too. If you’ve never worked with big stalks of rhubarb before, Chef John shows you how to chop it up into evenly sized pieces.
Okay, it’s not exactly a dessert, but it sure tastes like a treat. This refrigerator jam is a snap to make, and you don’t have to deal with boiling jars for canning. You simply fill the jars with the delicious mixture and store it in the fridge for up to a month, if you can make it last that long.
Be sure to serve this one warm so you can get the full effect of the delicious cinnamon-scented biscuit topping. You can follow the recipe to make one big pan, or make individual cobblers (as shown in the photo). Knock a few minutes off the baking time if you make small cobblerettes.
Simmer strawberries and rhubarb together to make a sweet/tart sauce to go over ice cream, cheesecake, angel food cake — really just about anything.
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