Lavender Brownies

Lavender Brownies

Bake Temp: Preheat to 350° Bake Time: 35-45 minutes Ingredients: 2 cups sugar 4  (1 oz ea.) squares unsweetened ¾ cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter 3 eggs 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon lavender extract* 1 cup flour 2 1/2 teaspoons ground culinary lavender* 1 cup chopped nuts (optional)   Preparation: Melt chocolate and butter [read more…]

Lavender Hot Chocolate

When the weather turns frightful, and the fire is burning delightfully…. It’s time for Lavender Hot Chocolate. Here is the recipe for that hot chocolate and a video to show you how to make it. Ingredients Put the milk in a saucepan and start to heat. Add the lavender and let it warm with the [read more…]

Strawberry Lavender Frozen Yogurt

Strawberry Lavender Frozen Yogurt

Across the street from us is Bell’s Farm and those in the know around here, understand that means one thing this time of year…. STRAWBERRIES!! Also, we make our own yogurt (at home) and had a huge batch of greek yogurt ready to be used. Here is the result. Ingredients: 24 oz. Greek Yogurt 1 [read more…]

Lavender infused Verjus!

Lavender infused Verjus!

Just released – VERJUS made from Spoiled Dog Winery’s estate Pinot Noir grapes (unfermented) infused with Lavender Wind Farm’s lavender.  A culinary delight with many uses, especially in dressings and sauces.  Verjus derives from the French term “vert  jus”, literally “green juice” and is pressed from semi-ripened high-acid low sugar wine grapes winemakers thin from [read more…]

Watermelon Mint Salad

Watermelon Mint Salad

At the farm we raise more than lavender! This year we have a good sized mint patch and so we’re starting to cook with mint. For a pot luck a couple of weeks ago I made this watermelon mint salad.  7-8 lb. seedless watermelon, chilled 1 red onion, chopped 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 3 [read more…]

Lavender Chocolate Chip & Sour Cream Cake

Makes one bundt cake Ingredients 1 stick of butter, at room temperature 2 cups sugar 3 eggs, separated 16 ounces sour cream 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 teaspoons lavender extract 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 ½ Tablespoon dried chopped lavender [read more…]

Biscotti with Lavender and Orange

Ingredients 1/2  cup sugar 3 tbls butter 3 tsp ground lavender 2 teaspoon grated orange rind 1/2  teaspoon vanilla 2 large egg whites 1 1/2  cups all purpose flour 3/4  teaspoon baking powder 1/8  teaspoon salt 1/4 C toasted almonds Optional: 3 oz.  Melted semi-sweet chocolate cooking spray Preheat oven to 325. Beat the first [read more…]

Lavender Vanilla Ice Cream

Ingredients 2 Cups  Heavy cream 1 Cup  Milk 1 teaspoon Vanilla 3/4 Cup sugar 2 teaspoon finely ground lavender   Instructions This is a very pure, lavendery ice cream. It’s important to grind up the lavender as finely as possible – both for better flavor and for better texture and it will give a look similar to vanilla [read more…]

Les crêpes de lavande

Les crêpes de lavande

Lavender crêpes for the non-French speakers among you. These are a wonderful treat for a special breakfast or brunch. Perfect on a holiday weekend, or whenever you need a treat. Recipe enough for one or two people, just expand proportionally to serve more. 1 egg 1 cup milk 1/3 cup all purpose flour 1/4 tsp ground [read more…]