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Virgin Strawberry Lavender Daiquiri

Today is National Daiquiri Day! This drink is associated with sunshine, the beach, and everything summer has to offer. A super simple drink that is rum based with citrus (usually lime) and sugar. And who doesn’t love a refreshing strawberry … Continue reading

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Clams in Lavender Broth

I love my lavender. I have several varieties growing, primarily the culinary English lavenders. It’s great in sweet dishes and beverages, but it also makes a delicious savory dish. The broth in this dish is made with the delicate flavors … Continue reading

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Montana Lavender Citrus Brined Chicken

Elk, Huckleberries and Cream of Wheat – just a few of Montana’s culinary claims to fame. But my favorite Montana dish is brined Hutterite chicken. In the 1800s the Hutterite, a Christian sect from Russia similar to the Amish and … Continue reading

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National Cocoa Day – Lavender Cocoa

Did you know there’s a difference between hot chocolate and hot cocoa? Here in the U.S. we tend to use the terms interchangeably, but there is a difference! Hot chocolate is literally drinking chocolate – shavings of chocolate melted into … Continue reading

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Lemon Curd Poppy Seed French Toast with Lavender Raspberry Cream

It’s National French Toast day! Also called Gypsy toast, this eggy bread is a delicious treat for breakfast or dessert. No one quite knows who created a national day for this egg soaked bread, but here’s a really tasty recipe … Continue reading

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