1 lb strawberries, halved 1 lb rhubarb, washed and cut into 2-inch pieces 1 1/2 c sugar 2 vanilla beans split in half lengthwise 1. Place strawberries, rhubarb, sugar and vanilla beans in large saucepan over low heat. Stir constantly until the sugar melts. 2. Bring to boil, then reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes. Serve hot or warm over vanilla ice cream. Alternative method: Omit vanilla beans. After removing pan from heat, stir in 1 Tbsp vanilla.