Recipe Courtest of EatBoutique.com
Adapted from Simply Recipes
-1 LB of rhubarb stalks, cleaned, cut crosswise into 1/2-inch slices
-2 Cups of water
-1 and 1/2 Cups of unrefined cane sugar
-3 TBSP of chopped fresh rosemary, remove leaves from stem
-1/2 Cup of fresh lemon juice
-Soda water or carbonated water
-Create a syrup. Place rhubarb, water, sugar, and rosemary in a saucepan. Bring to a boil.
-Reduce heat to a simmer and cook for about 15 minutes.
-Remove from heat and strain liquid, removing solids.
-Add lemon juice, to taste. Cool syrup.
-To make a spritzer, fill a glass with carbonated water, about three quarters full. Add syrup to taste.
-Garnish with a slice of lemon or slice a stalk of rhubarb length-wise to make a very pretty stirrer.
Adult Version: add clear liquor of your choice- vodka, gin. Or choose a dry, sparkling wine like prosecco in place of club soda.
All photos styled and taken by Nicole Ziegler.