Rhubarb bellinis!

Hi Folks-

So Summer begins! The porch is open and getting it’s annual facelift of flowers shortly. The season for eating out of doors is here and I for one am thrilled. It is also rhubarb season so I am once again sharing my recipe for rhubarb simple syrup which can be used in a variety of ways but my top two ways are to use it to kick up your lemonade or to add a hefty splash to your favorite sparkling wine to make a rhubarb bellini. Fresh delicious and seasonal, hard to beat.

Rhubarb simple syrup

4 cups chopped fresh rhubarb

1 cup sugar

1 cup water

Simmer for about 20 minutes until fruit is soft and the mixture has slightly thickened, drain through a fine mesh strainer or a course one, lined with cheesecloth. For the prettiest pink let the liquid drain slowly with out forcing the solids, for one with a tinge of spring green, feel free to mash the solids down a bit. They both taste lovely. Sealed in a bottle in the fridge it will last for about a month. I actually made a huge batch last year and froze some so that when I had a late summer party I also a signature drink :-)!

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