Summer is the time for all-things rhubarb. Whip up these flavor-packed recipes to take advantage of the sweet-and-tart fruit this season!

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Rhubarb French Toast

rhubarb french toast

Before topping your toast with basic berry compote, think again. Simmered with warm maple syrup until soft, rhubarb becomes the perfect topping for this simple breakfast. 

Recipe: Try our Rhubarb French Toast

Seared Pork Chops with Rhubarb Compote

seared pork chops with rhubarb compote
Credit: Photography by Sarah Anne Ward

Sick of savory sauces? Rhubarb rocks when cooked with a bit of butter, sugar, and apple cider vinegar, plus a dash of ginger to keep things fresh.

Jonathon Sawyer's Pork Saltimbocca with Spring Vegetable Salad

Jonathon Sawyer's Pork Saltimbocca with Spring Vegetable Salad

Not only is this salad indulgent—prosciutto-wrapped pork, parmesan croutons, roasted portobello mushrooms—it's also healthy, boasting sugar snap peas, escarole, and, of course, rhubarb.

Ginger-Rhubarb Crisp

Ginger-Rhubarb Crisp

With just six ingredients, this crisp is way easier than it looks. Plus, the crumbly oat and brown sugar topping will have you eating the whole dish in one sitting.

Recipe: Try our Ginger-Rhubarb Crisp

Rhubarb Fool

Rhubarb Fool

We're not fooling you: this layered dessert is seriously delicious. Broiled rhubarb combines with orange cream for a quick, satisfying treat.

Recipe: Try our Rhubarb Fool

Waffles with Rhubarb & Ginger Compote

Waffles with Rhubarb & Ginger Compote
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Add a gourmet touch to frozen waffles by whipping up a rhubarb-ginger compote to spoon on top. Fresh orange juice and Chinese five-spice powder keep the dish fresh and zesty.

Rhubarb Pickles

rhubarb pickles
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Yes, you can pickle rhubarb. Use it to complement any savory dish including salads, cheeseboards, and pork.

Recipe: Try our Rhubarb Pickles

Clodagh McKenna's Apple-Cinnamon Porridge with Rhubarb Jam

Clodagh's apple cinnamon porridge rhubarb jam
Credit: Photography by Linda Xiao

Straight from Rach's Irish counterpart, this warming breakfast feels like fall in a bowl. Weirded out by the texture of porridge? It's fully adaptable based on the amount of water or milk you use.

Quick Rhubarb Pickles

Quick Rhubarb Pickles

A more involved pickling recipe, this includes yellow mustard seeds, cloves, and black peppercorns to enhance rhubarb's tasty flavor.

Recipe: Try our Quick Rhubarb Pickles

Rhubarb-Rosé Shortcakes

Rhubarb Shortcakes

Strawberry shortcakes are so last season. Put a spin on the classic dessert by simmering rhubarb with rosé and serving it atop sweet homemade shortcakes.

Recipe: Try our Rhubarb-Rosé Shortcakes