2.00 lb Rhubarb; chopped
0.75 c Sugar, granulated
1.00 Orange; juice from
1.00 Lemon; juice from
0.75 c Soda water
First prize Soups & Appetizers Shirley Dobson, Moncton, N.B.
"My mother-in-law, Laura Cunningham Dobson, gave me this recipe in the
1950s. Laura was a teacher and musician, a good cook and a beautiful
person. We like this drink because it is so refreshing."
In saucepan, bring rhubarb and 4 cups water to a boil; reduce heat to
medium and cook, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes or until
rhubarb is softened. In cheesecloth lined sieve set over bowl, strain
rhubarb for at least 2 hours or overnight. Discard pulp. Stir sugar
and orange and lemon juices into rhubarb juice. Transfer to pitcher
and refrigerate. just before serving, add soda water.
SERVES: 6 SOURCE: Heritage Recipe Contest, Canadian Living magazine
for Canada's 125th birthday