Market Day {Rhubarb Syrup}

I finally made it to the farmers market, everything was G O R G E O U S!

Strawberries

The colors were so vibrant. Must be all the rain.

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Look at this rhubarb, amazing. I love the pink with white polka dots.

Rhubarb Syrup

It was a steamy day so I stuck to fruits and veggies that didn’t need any major cooking. Summer is prime time for simple cooking.

Rhubarb Syrup

It doesn’t get more simple than a simple syrup. After all, there IS a reason it’s called simple syrup.

Rhubarb Syrup

Rhubarb Syrup
Author: Jacky Hackett
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Ingredients
  • 1 lb. rhubarb, rough chopped
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients in a pot
  2. Stir to combine and heat over medium heat
  3. Cook about 10 minutes until fruit gets soft
  4. Mash fruit and cook about 10 more minutes
  5. Cool and then strain out the fruit
  6. Store liquid in a glass jar in fridge
Notes
The strained out fruit makes a delicious quick jam spread.

 

The rhubarb syrup makes a great addition to your favorite cocktail, or with seltzer. Next time I plan to add some fresh ginger and basil when making the syrup, I think that will be a great addition.

Rhubarb Syrup

See, simple!

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