Pumpkin Baked Ziti With Sage and Lavender Sausage

Pumpkin Baked Ziti With Sage and Lavender Sausage   Print Author: Inspired by Tasty Ingredients 1 pound ziti or rigatoni noodles, cooked to al dente 1 pound sweet Italian sausage ½ onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 bay leaf 5 sage leaves, chopped, plus more for garnish ½ teaspoon nutmeg ¼ teaspoon red pepper…

Peach Lavender Crumble

Peach and Lavender Whole Wheat Crumble

Peach and Lavender Whole Wheat Crumble   Print Author: Inspired by Taste of Home Ingredients 6 cups sliced ripe peaches ¼ cup packed brown sugar 3 tablespoons whole wheat pastry flour 1 teaspoon lemon juice ½ teaspoon grated lemon zest ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder ¼ teaspoon salt ¼…

Bruschetta

Garden Bruschetta with Tomatoes, Basil and Garlic

Garden Bruschetta with Tomatoes, Basil and Garlic   Print Author: Inspired by Spend with Pennies Ingredients 3-4 medium-sized heirloom tomatoes (about 24 oz) 3 cloves garlic, minced ¼ cup fresh basil chopped fine 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar ½ teaspoon each salt & pepper (or to taste) For Serving 1 baguette…

Lavender Mint Lemonade

Lavender Mint Lemonade   Print Ingredients Lavender Simple Syrup Sugar Fresh lemon juice Water Fresh mint leaves Directions To make plain simple syrup boil equal parts sugar and water (i.e. 1 cup of sugar and 1 cup of water). Combine one part simple syrup, one part fresh lemon juice and four parts water. Stir thoroughly….

Roasted Carrots with Anise Hyssop and Lavender White Wine Glaze

Roasted Carrots with Anise Hyssop and Lavender White Wine Glaze   Print Roasted carrots are sweet and grounding, perfect for spring. In this recipe, they’re topped with a heavenly white wine reduction that’s kissed with floral and savory notes of anise hyssop and lavender. Author: Inspired by Kitchen Cultures Ingredients 8 small to medium carrots…

Pork Chops with Apples, Lavender and Juniper Berries

Pork Chops with Roasted Apples, Lavender and Juniper Berries

Pork Chops with Roasted Apples, Lavender and Juniper Berries   Print Prep time 30 mins Cook time 30 mins Total time 1 hour   Using juniper berries as a spice is so much fun during winter months! Harvest them fresh from juniper trees, or find them dried at natural food stores. Piney, citrusy juniper berries…

Hasselback Sweet Potatoes with Lavender and Sage

Hasselback Sweet Potatoes with Lavender and Sage

Hasselback Sweet Potatoes with Lavender and Sage   Print The flavors in this sweet potato dish are warm and inviting. Luscious citrus butter, soft cream cheese, sweet dates, fresh, savory sage and toasted pecans surround and compliment the deliciousness of sweet potato in every bite. Author: Inspired by Taste of Home Ingredients 6 medium sweet…

Apple and Browned Butter Tart with Lavender Shortbread Crust

Apple and Browned Butter Tart with Lavender Shortbread Crust

Apple and Browned Butter Tart with Lavender Crust   Print Author: Inspired by Better Homes & Gardens Ingredients 1½ cups all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons sugar ½ teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon lavender ¾ cup earth balance 1½ tablespoons cold water ¾ teaspoon vanilla extract 2 tablespoons butter ½ cup sugar 5 Honeycrisp apples, cored and cut…

Cherry Tomato and Gruyere Cobbler

Cherry Tomato and Gruyere Cobbler

5.0 from 1 reviews Cherry Tomato and Gruyere Cobbler   Print Prep time 50 mins Cook time 2 hours 20 mins Total time 3 hours 10 mins   An abundance of cherry tomatoes available this time of year makes this dish extra satisfying. With Gruyere cheese, caramelized onions and a healthy serving of butter, this cherry…

Orzo with Summer Squash, Dill & Feta

Orzo with Summer Squash, Basil & Feta   Print Author: Inspired by Country Living Magazine Ingredients 3 tbsp. olive oil olive oil 3 medium summer squash Salt and freshly ground pepper 1 large shallot 1 lb. orzo Zest and juice of 2 lemons (about 1 tablespoon zest and ½ cup juice) 2 tbsp. chopped fresh…

Roasted Golden Beet Salad with Pea Shoots and Fennel

Roasted Beet Salad with Pea Shoots and Fennel

Roasted Golden Beet Salad with Pea Shoots and Fennel   Print Ingredients 2 pounds baby beets, scrubbed, tops and root ends trimmed ¼ cup olive oil, divided Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 1 tsp crushed lavender buds Pea shoots (tendrils), fennel fronds, and…

Roasted Carrots with Chimichurri

Roasted Carrots with Chimichurri

Roasted Carrots with Chimichurri   Print Author: Inspired by Martha Stewart Ingredients Small carrots ½ cup fresh flat-leaf parsley ½ cup cilantro leaves 1 tsp red chili flakes 1 minced garlic clove ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons red-wine vinegar Salt and pepper Directions Stir together parsley, cilantro, red chili flakes, garlic, oil, and…

Grilled Broccoli and Arugula Salad

Grilled Broccoli and Arugula Salad

Grilled Broccoli and Arugula Salad   Print Author: Ninebark, Napa, C Ingredients 2 heads of broccoli, florets separated, stems peeled and reserved Kosher salt 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 oil-packed anchovy fillet 1 garlic clove ⅔ cup mayonnaise ¼ cup buttermilk 1 cup chervil with tender sprigs 1 cup tarragon leaves ¼ cup chopped chives…

Fresh Chocolate Truffles with Lavender and Fennel

Fresh Chocolate Truffles with Lavender and Fennel

Fresh Chocolate Truffles with Lavender and Fennel   Print Serves: 28 Ingredients ½ tsp. whole fennel seeds 6 ounces of your favorite organic dark chocolate ⅔ cup heavy cream 2 tbsps. unsalted butter, diced 1 tsp. culinary lavender 2 tbsps. granulated sugar ¼ cup organic unsweetened cocoa powder Directions Place the fennel seeds in a…

Caramelized Butternut Squash with Lavender

Caramelized Butternut Squash with Lavender

Caramelized Butternut Squash with Lavender   Print Tender butternut squash melts in your mouth, its caramelized outside adding rich texture. Lavender brings out deeper flavors in this cozy winter dish. Author: Inspired by Barefoot Contessa Ingredients 2 medium butternut squash (4 to 5 pounds total) 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted ¼ cup light brown sugar,…

Caramelized Almonds with Lavender

5.0 from 1 reviews Caramelized Almonds with Lavender   Print These sweet and savory almonds are great served alone or on a cheese plate. Add to your favorite salad, or package for a “hostess/host” gift to give during the holiday season. Author: Robin Dery Ingredients 3 Tbl. Sugar 2 teas. Fennel seed 1 teas. Lavender buds 1…

Orecchiette with Butternut Squash and Sage

Orecchiette with Butternut Squash and Sage   Print Ingredients Coarse salt 12 ounces orecchiette 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling 1 small butternut squash, halved and peeled, seeds and pulp scooped and reserved, flesh cut into ½-inch pieces (4 cups) Butternut Squash 3 tablespoons unsalted butter ¼ cup packed fresh sage leaves…

Ratatouille Spirals

Ratatouille Spirals

Ratatouille Spirals   Print Feast on beautiful little rolls of eggplant, zucchini, bell peppers, mozzarella and anchovy, all baked in a tangy, fresh tomato sauce, with a hint lavender, of course. Author: Adapted from Grace Parisi Ingredients 3 pounds heirloom tomatoes, scored with an “X” on the bottoms 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for…

Heirloom Tomato Salad with Herbs and Salted Capers

Heirloom Tomato Salad with Herbs and Capers   Print This summertime dish is rich and colorful with a touch of salt. Visit us at the farmstand for fresh organic heirloom and cherry tomatoes and gourmet salted capers. Ingredients 2 cups assorted heirloom cherry tomatoes, halved ½ cup (2 ounces) crumbled feta cheese ¼ cup thinly…

Christine’s Cucumber Salad with Lavender

Christine’s Cucumber Salad with Lavender   Print Ingredients 2 large cucumbers or 3-4 small cucumbers 2 T olive oil 1 T apple cider vinegar 1-2 cloves chopped garlic 1½ tsp. fresh dill ⅛ tsp. crushed lavender salt and pepper to taste Directions Thinly slice cucumbers and mix all ingredients together. Eat fresh or cover and…

Shepherd’s Pie

Shepherd’s Pie   Print Prep time 40 mins Cook time 40 mins Total time 1 hour 20 mins   Take this recipe, mould it to your taste, to your family’s palate. You can make it vegetarian, by adding a few more veggies like corn and beans and using vegetable stock. This recipe is healthy comfort…

lavender ginger curry

Lavender-Ginger Chicken Curry

Lavender-Ginger Chicken Curry   Print Lavender adds a nice dimension to almost any classic curry powder blend. It has a huge affinity for ginger and allspice in both savory and sweet recipes. Author: Nancy Baguette, The Art of Cooking with Lavender Recipe type: Main Dish Cuisine: Indian Serves: 4 servings Ingredients ¾ cup low sodium…

spicy lavender kale chips

Spicy Lavender Kale Chips

Spicy Lavender Kale Chips   Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 20 mins Total time 35 mins   Spicy Lavender Kale Chips made with Spice Rub or Herbes de Provence Author: Lida Lafferty from Spike it with Lavender Cookbook Recipe type: Appetizer Cuisine: American Ingredients 1 bunch kale 1 T plus 1 tsp extra…

maple cheesecake pears

Maple Cheesecake with Charred Pears

Maple Cheesecake with Charred Pears   Print Serves: 8-10 Ingredients 7 ounce Digestive biscuits (see notes) ¼ teaspoon kosher salt 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons real maple syrup (divided) 4 tablespoon unsalted butter (melted) 24 ounce cream cheese (at room temperature) 3 eggs (at room temperature) ¼ cup cream 2 teaspoon vanilla extract hot water…

Cumin-Scented Eggplant with Pomegranate and Cilantro

Cumin-Scented Eggplant with Pomegranate and Cilantro   Print Author: Marlena Spieler Serves: 4 Ingredients 5 cups water 2½ tablespoons sea salt or kosher salt 2 pounds eggplant (about 2 medium), cut crosswise into ½-inch-thick slices 1 tablespoon (or more) olive oil 2 teaspoons ground cumin ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper 2 garlic cloves, minced Pomegranate molasses*…

poblano

Rice & Beef-Stuffed Poblano Peppers

Rice & Beef-Stuffed Poblano Peppers   Print The poblano pepper (named after the Mexican state of Puebla) is a relatively large, mild variety of chile popular in Mexican cuisine. Combining complex sweetness and subtle heat, the poblano is amazingly versatile. When roasted, its skin softens, blistering and taking on notes of smokiness. But the pepper…

flavored water tea

Flavored Waters and Tasty Teas

As this spring weather changes from cold to hot (and often back and forth!), flavored waters are a delightful treat. Whether you’re in the mood for a hot drink or a refreshingly cool one, adding herbs to your water makes for a tasty beverage. Infuse your ice water with fresh herbs. Use either fresh or dried herbs…

Arugula Salad Lavender Honey Lemon Vinaigrette

Arugula and Les Frères Salad with a Lavender Honey and Lemon Vinaigrette

  Arugula and Les Frères Salad with a Lavender Honey and Lemon Vinaigrette   Print Say hello to spring with a scrumptious salad. Spicy greens and rich cheese compliment the sweet and tangy vinaigrette, with lavender to tie it all together. Author: Executive Chef Scott Johnson Serves: 4 servings Ingredients 1 pound arugula leaves, stems…

Josephine’s Lavender Hot Chocolate

Josephine’s Lavender Hot Chocolate   Print Keep Josephine’s Lavender Hot Chocolate recipe around for cold nights. You can add an ounce of coffee as you drink it to wake up in the morning, or add a small amount of liqueur to it for a special occasion. Any way you ammend it, this recipe is as…