Don’t worry if you don’t have any idea what I am talking about (actually most people tell me on a daily basis they often have no idea what I’m talking about.)
I didn’t know Leap Day was a Thing until a friend told me he was going to rub shoulders with Leap Day Williams, eat rhubarb, and trade candy for children’s tears on Leap Day February 29th.
26 of the Best Rhubarb Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, and Dessert!
Basically a bunch of local businesses are getting together to hold the made up holiday celebration from the 30 Rock episode named “Leap Day.” I’m all over making a ho hum time of the year a little more fun with a dash of silly.
And it is a great excuse to scour Pinterest (follow me @condoblues on Pinterest pretty please?) to find new amazing and unusual rhubarb recipes from some of the most brilliant food bloggers I know and share them with you.
1. Lemon and Rhubarb Cookies – Picklebums
2. Rhubarb Tart – Baking a Moment
3. Rhubarb Fruit Butter - The View from the Great Island
4. Rhubarb Custard Pie – The Creative Bite
5. Rhubarb Crisp - Today’s Parent
6. Strawberry Rhubarb Oatmeal Bars – The Farm Girl Gabs
7. Spicy Rosemary Rhubarb Margarita - Adventures in Cooking
8. Raspberry Rhubarb Tapioca Puddings – Tartelette
9. Vanilla Bean Rhubarb-Ginger Scones – Brown Eyed Baker
10.Roast Pork with Cherry Rhubarb Sauce - Gutsy by Nature
11. Rhubarb Cosmo – Food 52
12. Cinnamon Rhubarb Applesauce – Kitchen Treaty
13. Roasted Rhubarb Barbecue Sauce – Let’s Dish
14. Rhubarb Basil Pizza with Apple Honey BBQ Sauce – You Pinspire Me
15. Rhubarb & Lamb Tagine (Lamb Stew) – Eating Well
16. Iced Rhubarb Tea – Food.com
17. Noodles with Kale and Spicy Rhubarb Sauce - Naturally Ella
18. 5-Ingredient Strawberry Salsa – Gimme Some Oven
19. Raspberry Custard Pie – A Kitchen Addiction
20. Grilled Rum-glazed Pork with Rhubarb Chutney – The Seasonalist
21. Strawberry Rhubarb Grilled Cheese – Melanie Makes
23. Strawberry and Rhubarb Pate De Fruit (Candied Rhubarb) – Tartelette
24. Spiced Braised Rhubarb - Saveur
25. Rhubarb Dream Bars - Noshing with the Nolands
26. Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp - Well Plated
I embedded the Leap Day Williams clip from 30 Rock below just in case, like me, you haven’t seen the show and don’t know why everyone might wear blue and yellow on February 29th.
As for me, I’ll be in the kitchen making a rhubarb crumble. What is your favorite rhubarb recipe?