Lavender Sugar cookies with lavender buds


·         1 cup  unsalted butter - softened

·         1 1/2 cup  confectioners sugar

·         1/2 tsp  lavender vanilla extract

·         1 large egg

·         2 1/2 c flour

·         1 tsp  baking soda

·         1 tsp cream of tartar

·         1/4 tsp  salt

·         2 tbsp. culinary lavender

1.    Cream together the butter and sugar

2.    Add the vanilla and egg and beat well.

3.    In a separate bowl mix the flour,

baking soda, cream of tartar and salt.

4.    Add the flour mixture to sugar

and egg and mix well.

5.    Stir in the lavender buds 

6.    Transfer to a sheet of plastic wrap and roll into a log.

7.    Refrigerate at least 2 hours or overnight.

8.    Slice log into 1/4 inch slices.

9.    Place on cookie sheet and bake at 350 for 8 to 10 minutes.

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Savory Watermelon Salad with Lavender

1/2 cup Greek Yogurt

2 Tabsp lemon Juice

1 Tbsp Mint Chopped

1/4 Tsp Ground Lavender

1 Clove garlic Crushed

1/4 tsp kosher salt

1/4 tsp black pepper

1/2 cup chopped cucumber

1/2 cup chopped watermelon

1/2 c cherry tomatoes

2 tbsp diced red onion

1 tbsp roasted pistachios or almonds

1/2 cup blueberries

Whisk yogurt and lemon uice with herbs garlic, salt, and pepper. 

2.  Combine cucumbers, watermelon, tomatoes, onion in large jar with lid. Add  yougurt sauce close jar and shake to combine then sprinkle with nuts and blueberries.  Enjoy! Makes a great lunch to go or for picnics.