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Lilac Syrup

Lilac Syrup is natural, wonderfully colored syrup or dressing for ice cream, pancakes or sponge cake. I was away for a few days and as I came back, the first thing I noticed was a lilac tree, fully blossoming in front of the house. The scent was irresistible. So, I… Read more »

Violet Jelly

Violet Jelly: Spring Beauty captured in a jar. Delicate and profound. Gives very special taste to everything you do with it. Print Violet Jelly Course Canning / preserving Cuisine American Keyword Violet Jelly Servings 7 jars Author 2pots2cook Ingredients 2 cups fresh violet flowers no stems 2 cups boiling water… Read more »

Lavender Muffins

Edible flowers are coming back to our menus but are nothing new if you look at the history of eating. Lavender is sweet, floral and delicate and can be used in both sweet and savory dishes. It is known for thousands of years. Light and relaxing energy captured in these… Read more »

Apple Lavender Jelly

For generations of cooks in my family, it has been a tradition to make canned food as often as possible and use it during winter to avoid industry prepared food as much as possible. It included having a garden or a neighbor selling fresh home raised fruits and vegetables so… Read more »