Tangy rhubarb soup and soft dollops of fresh mint ice milk sing of spring with each spoonful.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Stir together rhubarb and granulated sugar; set aside. Tie together lemongrass stalk and mint with kitchen twine to form a bundle; set aside.

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  • Bring wine to a boil in a medium saucepan; cook until reduced to 2 cups, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat.

  • Whisk together confectioners' sugar and cornstarch. Whisk in 2 tablespoons water. Whisking reduced wine, add cornstarch mixture. Stir in rhubarb mixture.

  • Bring wine mixture to a boil. Add lemongrass-mint bundle. Remove from heat; let cool completely. Refrigerate until cold, at least 1 hour (or overnight).

  • Discard bundle. Divide soup among 4 chilled bowls. Dip 2 tablespoons in hot water, and use them to form 4 scoops of ice milk. Place 1 scoop in each bowl.

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