I discovered something new to experiment with in the kitchen thanks to Hill Country Lavender out of Wimberley, TX and their Buzzed Butterfly cocktail: Butterfly Pea Flower Tea. This tea is made of blue flowers that are typically collected in Asian countries. The tea has an earthy flavor and is not my favorite. The best
This summer has been hot to say the least and nothing is better on a hot day than a glass of cold lemonade. Dressing up a glass of fresh squeezed lemonade is easy with a simple syrup. Start off by making the Blueberry-Lavender Simple Syrup so that it has time to cool. I found this
This was a fantastic long weekend full of nature and a chance to relax and escape the chaos that is 2020. We needed a chance to recharge and go back to the day to day with a new mindset. If you missed any of the posts check them out here! Beer, Wine, and Llamas Middleton
I love trying new recipes and not being able to travel as much has given me plenty of time to work on new flavors. After visiting the Hill Country Lavender Farm in June I decided to incorporate more lavender into my cooking. The results have been fantastic. To start off I made lavender sugar which
Visiting the Hill Country Lavender farm was one of the few spontaneous things that we did on our trip to Wimberley. We drove past it on the way to a state park for hiking and decided to stop by on the way back to the cabin. We did make sure to check the website for
After our balloon flight and a jaunt up to Wolf Creek Pass we were all in the mood for something cold. Originally we were going to get ice cream until we came across P.S. Chocolates in a little strip mall on the way back into Pagosa Springs. I did get something cool to drink but
I’m ready for spring. This has been a rather long, chilly winter. So I decided to bring a little bit of spring inspired cooking into my kitchen. I love pesto and am slowly working to create some different ones. Last year I made a Mint-Arugula version with hazelnuts. This one though is probably one of
I have been out of town recently on some pretty awesome adventures that I can’t wait to share with all of you. So I haven’t had time to cook up a new recipe this week. Instead I’m going to share something to warm you right up on a cool fall day: Lavender Hot Chocolate. This
As you can tell from this post, I really love cooking with lavender. A while ago I had sent culinary lavender and a lavender cookbook to Keltin’s mom. We got to talking about recipes one afternoon and after looking through some of the recipes we decided to try the hot cocoa recipe. Ingredients: ½ C.
Try cooking something a little different this fall.