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Lavender Cookies

Lavender isn’t used much in cooking by anyone besides dedicated herbalists. But there are so many delicious sounding recipes! I can’t wait to have enough lavender growing in my yard so that I can try making these interesting cookies… Lavender Cookies Ingredients: *1/2 cup butter *1/4 cup superfine sugar *3/4 cup self-raising flour *2 tbsp….

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Mint Julep

I cannot wait to have a good mint julep with my husband. We shall sit on the back porch, sip our delicious minty drinks, and pretend that we already live in the south. ­čÖé Mint Julep Ingredients: *1/2 cup water *4 tbsp. chopped mint leaves *2 tbsp. sugar *juice of 1 lemon *1 cup club…

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Great Summer Drinks…or how to pretend it’s still summer :)

Here are a few delicious options for some fun drinks to make with all those herbs you have been dying to use: *Summer Punch* (1)1/2 gallon lemonade or limeade (2)1 large can pineapple juice (3) About 3 large handfuls of pineapple sage, lemon balm, lemon verbena, or mint leaves (4) 2 bottles of champagne or…