Rhubarb is a perennial plant that grows well in cool climates. The stalks are edible,. You see them  sometimes planted as an ornamental plant because the leaves are big and showy and are used to hide foundations or meter readers or other unsightly spots on your home or yard.  Consumed raw, rhubarb has an intensely tart flavor that’s not generally liked. But toss it with sugar and bake it into cake, pie, shortbread or jam, and rhubarb’s bitterness fades and becomes delicious. While you may see Rhubarb. used in combination with other fruits to make sweet treats, rhubarb has several savory applications. Add it to salsa, use it to make chutney. I love to make Rhubarb Bars or Rhubarb drink syrups.

Here are those recipes:

Rhubarb Bars

Rhubarb Drink Syrup

Rhubarb Honey Cake

Rhubarb Shrub