Grandma’s Lavender Cookies

“Her love was like lavender, delicate and melancholy.” – from ‘The Painting of Mrs. Ravensbrook’ by Laura Chouette Lavender may be delicate, but its fragrance is intense! My backyard garden has a burgeoning Munstead Lavender plant with deep purple flowers. They were so abundant this season that I was able to create a beautiful lavenderContinue reading “Grandma’s Lavender Cookies”

Recipes between Friends

Recipes discovered online are great, but a good cookbook is a treasure! My lovely sister, Nancy, recently gifted me a colorful spiral-bound cookbook filled with bright photographs and easy-to-read recipes. Titled, Recipes Between Friends, this slim cookbook is filled with tested and true recipes from community members in Pasco County, Florida. It was compiled byContinue reading “Recipes between Friends”

La Cuisine Paris

Never make plans with a croissant, they are flaky. – from ReadBeach This croissant quote made me laugh, but it’s partly true! Delicious croissants are quite flaky and light. We hardly realize that they are “empty calories” because they are delightfully and delicately sweet. I had fun making authentic French croissants through La Cuisine ParisContinue reading “La Cuisine Paris”