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  • lilac sugar cookies, cut out on a baking sheet

    Lilac Sugar Shortbread

    Lilac Sugar Shortbread is made with one of the most aromatic edible flowers, and makes a lovely variation on a classic buttery shortbread cookie for brunches, showers, and afternoon tea. lilac…

  • A glass of bee balm iced tea with a metal straw

    How to Make Bee Balm Tea

    How to Make Bee Balm Tea from fresh or dried bee balm ~ this easy infusion is not only pretty and delicious, it’s been used for hundreds of years to aid…

  • colorful pansy shortbread cookies

    How to Make Pansy Topped Shortbread Cookies

    How to Make Pansy Topped Shortbread Cookies ~ these are my favorite buttery rich shortbread cookies topped with colorful and delicate edible flowers. This pretty tea time treat is surprisingly easy…

  • a slice of orange blossom bundt cake

    Orange Blossom Bundt Cake

    An Orange Blossom Bundt Cake made with my signature orange infused sugar for a classic pound cake texture and a sophisticated orange flavor. This is the orange cake to end all…

  • Black bottom strawberry cheesecake squares

    No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake Squares

    My No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake Squares is a make-ahead friendly recipe made with fresh strawberries and a dark chocolate cookie crust ~ it’s an easy strawberry dessert that anyone can do,…

  • Grapefruit Blossom Pot de Creme is an elegant dessert infused with the essence of spring

    Spring Botanical Desserts

    Celebrate the start of the new season with these Spring Botanical Desserts ~ edible blossoms, tender herbs, and even wild spring greens like nettles or dandelions enhance these unique recipes. What…

  • Strawberries and Cream Pots

    Strawberries and Cream Pots (no bake)

    Strawberries and Cream Pots garnished with edible flowers ~ a dreamy no bake strawberry pot de créme made quick and easy on the stove top. This spring dessert showcases the timeless…

  • Fresh strawberry cake topped with strawberries and flowers

    Easy Strawberry Cake

    My Easy Strawberry Cake recipe is a simple white layer cake filled with bright strawberry jam, frosted with an almond buttercream, and festooned with a lovely wreath of fresh berries. Nobody…

  • Colorful Winter Pansy Salad

    Pansy Salad

    My Pansy Salad with blood orange vinaigrette will bring some color to your menus using edible flowers that thrive year round! …

  • Vanilla lavender latte with fresh lavender

    Vanilla Lavender Latte

    Vanilla Lavender Latte ~ this warming drink is made with vanilla bean and lavender buds for a soothing way to start or end a busy day.…

  • May Lilac Recipes

    May Lilac Recipes ~ the delicate blossoms of lilacs are beautiful, the fragrance is sweet and haunting…but did you also know that the flowers are edible? Make the most of their…

  • horizontal photo of grilled salmon salad with edible flowers

    Grilled Salmon Salad with Spring Greens

    Want to eat more fish but need a little nudge? This Grilled Salmon Salad with spring greens is one of my favorite ways to eat fresh fish like salmon, ahi, or…

  • A collage of Edible Flower Recipe photos

    27 Edible Flower Recipes

    Early spring is peak edible flower season, so even if you wouldn’t pop a pansy in your mouth on a bet, this collection of 27 edible flower recipes will inspire you…

  • Pretty Plated Tuna Salad

    This Pretty Plated Tuna Salad is a fun reminder that the simplest foods can provide a feast for all the senses. Serve this elegant tuna salad platter for a brunch, luncheon,…

  • Honeysuckle Vodka Lemonade ~ this uniquely refreshing spring cocktail is made with homemade honeysuckle infused vodka and fresh squeezed lemonade...| vodka | summer cocktail | infused alcohol | edible flowers | Mother's Day | spring cocktail | vodka |

    Honeysuckle Vodka Lemonade

    Honeysuckle Vodka Lemonade ~ this unique spring cocktail is made with homemade honeysuckle infused vodka and fresh squeezed lemonade…it’s a super refreshing conversation starter, and the honeysuckle vodka is ready in…

  • Spring Salad with Edible Blossoms

    Spring Salad with Edible Flowers

    Spring Salad with Edible Flowers ~ this simple side dish is spring in a bowl!  I’ll show you how to identify, source, and use edible flowers to make this celebratory salad…

  • Grapefruit Blossom Pot de Creme

    Grapefruit Blossom Pot de Creme is delicately infused with the essence of spring — if you can’t get citrus blossoms, try lilac,  jasmine, honeysuckle, or elderberry. Spring is around the corner…in…

  • honeysuckle ice cream

    Honeysuckle Ice Cream

    My Honeysuckle Ice Cream is an easy homemade ice cream infused with the delicate flavor of honeysuckle! Serve it alone, or with any of your favorite spring desserts.…

  • Spring Kale and Herb Salad with edible flowers

    Purple Kale and Pansy Salad

    Purple Kale and Pansy Salad ~ edible flowers like colorful pansies can turn a salad from so-so to sensational. Use them as a garnish on all kinds of dishes this spring!…

  • Honeysuckle Iced Tea 2

    Honeysuckle Iced Tea

    Honeysuckle Iced Tea ~ this sweet, floral, and refreshing drink made from honeysuckle blossoms is the perfect thing to sip on a warm summer day!…

  • How to make flower ice cubes 17

    Edible Flower Ice Cubes

    Edible Flower Ice Cubes ~ fresh edible blossoms frozen right into cubes of ice dress up cocktails, soda, or plain water. Up your beverage game this season with the prettiest ice cubes…

  • The Cardamom Rose Cocktail

    The Cardamom Rose Cocktail is a romantic cocktail made with a homemade rose simple syrup, fresh citrus, and bitters ~ it’s got a gorgeous pink color!…

  • How to Make a Microgreen Salad

    How to Make a Microgreen Salad ~ delicate microgreens are a great way to add a pop of freshness to your everyday salads, these baby greens are super healthy, full of…

  • orange blossom shortbread cookies

    Orange Blossom Shortbread

    Orange Blossom Shortbread harnesses one of the world’s great scents in an easy, buttery, and unique, shortbread cookie. These cookies go perfectly with afternoon tea, and they make a beautiful gift,…

  • How to Make Flower Infused Vinegars

    How to Make Flower Infused Vinegars ~ infused vinegars are fun to make, and so pretty. These delicate floral infusions can be used to make subtly flavored dressings for all kinds…

  • edible flower salad

    How to Use Edible Flowers!

    How to Use Edible Flowers! Edible flowers are a lovely way to brighten up your spring and summer dishes. Learn all about sourcing and using edible flowers in salads and more.…