Rhubarb Cocktails

Real Life of an MSW

The beautiful stalks of bright red rhubarb caught my eye. I just had to pluck one and place it in my basket, even though I know rhubarb was not my thing. Then again, I honestly don’t know the last time I had rhubarb. The nice cashier smiled at me and noticed it among my treasures of produce and said, “Only one stalk?” I got home and showed my find to my spouse; who laughed and said, “Only one stalk?” Not one to lose a culinary challenge, I present you with a fun trifectas summer cocktail, snack, and hostess gift.

Ingredients :

  • 2 oz. rhubarb syrup –recipe follows
  • 1 lime
  • 8 sprigs of mint
  • 1 ounce lime juice
  • 1 ounce lemon juice
  • 3 ounces vodka
  • 1 dry soda (rhubarb flavored)
  • 4 fresh strawberries,
  • Crushed ice, for the shaker
  • Ice cubes

Rhubarb Syrup

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 large…

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