Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
Preserved spice rhubarb makes great desserts as well as a lovely cocktail from the resulting syrup. My daughter thinks eating rhubarb is for barbarians, so the cocktail is aptly dubbed, the "Rhubarbarian."