Herbs de Provence Quiche

Herbs de Provence Quiche

Need an exceptional Quiche for a party and aren’t allergic to cooking? This is our secret recipe for a Quiche that is utterly delightful. (Printable Quiche Recipe)  You will need the following ingredients. There are some ingredients that are simply best to measure by weight, so get out your scale or make your best guess. [read more…]

Pesto Rollups

Pesto Rollups

On the farm we grow garlic as well as lavender, so I needed an hors d’oeuvre for a party and wanted to use the garlic scapes (flower stalks) that are so tasty and have a beautiful color. These delightful bites of pesto with a crunch were a hit at the party last night. They are [read more…]

Lavender Lemonade

Lavender Lemonade

Is there anything more refreshing and delightful you can think of? Imagine yourself holding a nice glass of lavender lemonade tinkling with frigid ice cubes on a warm day. You raise it and take a cool sip, the refreshing coolness going into your mouth and and on down while you lean back and sigh with [read more…]

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…]