Seasonal Cocktails – Rhubarb-tini

Holiday 2012 Archive Dive — Here is another Rhubarb Cocktail idea…this one seems very festive!

I am late in posting because I am still coming off the exhaustion and fun of this weekend.   I joined one of my dearest oldest friends in NYC for 2 nights, where we shopped until we dropped.   Wedding dresses and little girls dresses were the main object of our desire, but we found a few other treasures too.

rhubarb-tini garden cocktail.

This time of year when you go away for even a couple of days it is to be expected that when you come home to your garden you might find something completely new.    To my delight I have two quite robust clumps of rhubarb popping up and I immediately started lusting after my favorite rhubarb crisp.

But I had a thought that perhaps I ought to broaden my rhubarb horizon….what else can I make with rhubarb (that I like)? — I have tried making sauce (not a favorite) , muffins (blech), jelly (ok, but just ok), cake (I actually quite like this, but can only eat it once a season before tiring of it), tart — also good but a bit much sometimes…..so I went searching for other options when I found Things We Make‘s recipe for rhubarb-tini.   As soon as these stalks are ready harvest, I will be pouring myself a crisp delicious rhubarb-tini.

Full recipe at Things We Make.

Image from Things We Make.

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Hi, I'm Rochelle and for 18 years I have worked as a landscape designer, author/writer, and design teacher. I've designed residential and hospitality (for hotels, restaurants, and spas) gardens across the USA and in the UK, Europe and the Middle East. After many years of teaching garden design topics in person, I launched the PITH + VIGOR Boot Camp series in early 2018. Through my blog, social media, and online courses (Garden Design Bootcamp and Planting Design Boot Camp) I aim to help homeowners learn how to confidently design and create home gardens that reflect their own personal and unique style.
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  1. Gillian on April 17, 2012 at 7:00 am

    I just had rhubarb crumble and custard at my mothers house this sunday, surely that is the best dessert ever! Just don’t be mean with the sugar.

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