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Old 03-27-2012, 10:52 PM   #11
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Lavender scented Earl Grey is very nice!
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Old 03-27-2012, 11:39 PM   #12
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Lavender scented Earl Grey is very nice!
Never heard of it. The regular stuff is scented with bergamot. I think it is one of the types of Lady Grey tea that has the lavender.
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Old 03-27-2012, 11:44 PM   #13
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Never heard of it. The regular stuff is scented with bergamot. I think it is one of the types of Lady Grey tea that has the lavender.
I'm out of it, it could be the Lady Grey...my connection dried up
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Old 03-28-2012, 02:27 AM   #14
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My co-worker infused some sugar with dried lavender (from her garden) and then made some outstanding shortbread cookies with it.
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Old 03-28-2012, 03:10 AM   #15
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And look at what just happened to be the latest upload @ Foodgawker!

Lemon Lavender Tea Cakes
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Old 03-28-2012, 04:33 AM   #16
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Good Morning,

Interesting post ...

I have used Lavendar Herb in a few ways. Firstly, in a lovely Gorgonzola cheese spread dip, a drizzle of honey and a pinch of dried lavendar ... Lovely with fabulous bread sticks, crisp flat breads & / or crackers ...

As Princess Fiona mentioned tea, I have purchased an herbal infusion at French Tea Specialty Shops, that has lavendar as a main ingredient. It is very good for relaxing in the evenings. I would not sip it during the day ... It is a total relaxante ...
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Old 03-28-2012, 06:50 AM   #17
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A co-worker makes vanilla caramels and adds lavender to them, very little and then drops a few dried flowers on the top for decoration and added flavor. It's a toss-up between these and the dark chocolate caramels with sea salt...

When I was a kid, Dad used to get Lavender Pastilles and Violet Pastilles. Yum!
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Old 03-28-2012, 07:43 AM   #18
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I have infused sugar with lavender. As I recall, I put the dried sprigs in sugar and let the sugar sit for about a month. The LCBO Food and Drink magazines have had a few recipes that use lavender as an ingredient:

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Old 03-28-2012, 08:02 AM   #19
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Lavender scented Earl Grey is very nice!
Agreed. I had some lavender flavored ice cream in Savannah once- sort of minty & also very good.
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Old 03-29-2012, 02:02 PM   #20
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I have found when using the herb lavender..a little goes a very long way...if you use too much it becomes very bitter and strong flavored
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