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…

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…

Roasted Beet, Fennel and Citrus Salad

Roasted Beet, Fennel and Citrus Salad

Roasted Beet, Fennel, and Citrus Salad   Print There’s so much wonderful citrus to be had this time of year! Sweet, earthy beets and tangy citrus and crisp fennel make a perfect trio. A honey-citrus vinaigrette pulls everything together, and the colorful mix sits on a bed of fresh greens. Author: Inspired by Splendid Table…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Honey-Lavender Truffles for Valentine’s Day

Honey-Lavender Truffles for Valentine’s Day   Print These truffles combine the deep flavors of honey and lavender with the smoothness of milk chocolate to create a rich, savory dessert. The dried lavender garnish makes these truffles a perfect Valentine’s Day treat. Author: Chocolates and Confections at Home with the Culinary Institute of America Serves: 48…

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…

Almond Lavender Cake

Almond Lavender Cake   Print Author: Taste of Home Recipe type: Dessert Serves: 12 Ingredients 2 cup sugar, divided ½ cup slivered almonds 1 Tablespoon plus 1 tsp dried lavender flower buds, divided 1 cup butter softened 4 eggs 2 tsp vanilla 1 cup sour cream ¼ cup half & half 2 ½ all purpose…

Chocolate Lavender Honey Tart

Chocalate Lavender Honey Tart   Print Author: (Bon Appetit Magazine, April 2008) Recipe type: Dessert Ingredients Nonstick vegetable oil spray 9 whole chocolate graham crackers (about 5 oz.) 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, room temp, divided 1 tablespoon honey 1 cup whipping cream 2 teaspoons dried culinary lavender blossoms 12 oz. bittersweet or semisweet…

Honey Lavender Shortbread

Honey Lavender Shortbread   Print Author: Adapted from Milk & Cookies Bakery Recipe type: Dessert Serves: 30 cookies Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour ¾ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon baking powder 1 tablespoon dried or fresh lavender 6 ounces unsalted butter, softened 2 tablespoons honey ½ cup confectioners’ sugar Directions Combine flour, salt, baking powder, and…

Grilled Salmon

Grilled Salmon   Print Recipe type: Entree Serves: 8-10 Ingredients 3 pounds of Salmon Filet 4 Tbsp Honey 6 Tbsp Virgin Olive Oil 1 Tbsp Lavender, crushed with mortar & pestle ¼ c White Wine 1 Tbsp Worcestershire Sauce 1 Tbsp Lemon Juice Directions Place all ingredients, except salmon, in saucepan over moderate heat, stirring…

Lavender Margarita

Lavender Margarita   Print Author: Courtesy of: FineLiving.com Recipe type: Drinks Ingredients 2 oz. Silver Tequila ½ oz. Cointreau (Triple Sec) 1 oz. Lavender Simple Syrup ½ lime Sugar Dried lavender Directions In a shaker, combine 2 oz. Silver Tequila, ½ oz Cointreau, ½ simple syrup and the juice of half a lime and let…

Lavender Simple Syrup

Lavender Simple Syrup   Print Ingredients Slow Method but uses less lavender 1 cup water 3 Tbsp fresh or dried lavender flowers 2 cups of sugar Quick Method uses more lavender ½ cup dried lavender buds Directions Slow Method: Bring water and lavender to boil. Stir in sugar until fully dissolved. Remove from heat and…

chocolate lavender shortbread cookies

Chocolate Lavender Shortbread Cookies

Chocolate Lavender Shortbread   Print Lavender Chocolate Shortbread Author: Paola Legarre Recipe type: Dessert Cuisine: American Ingredients 2 sticks (1/2 pound) unsalted butter, softened 1 cup confectioners’ sugar 2 Tb Lavender honey (optional) 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract ⅔ cup Cocoa powder 1 Tb fresh or dried lavender (Folgate or Melissa is exceptional if available)…