Share: Lavender Flowers Look for dried lavender flowers in spice shops. If using lavender from the garden, make sure it hasn’t been treated with chemicals. Featured Recipes Lavender Ice Cream “Homemade herbal ice creams are a favorite at our house. A scoop of lavender ice cream is heavenly on warm peach crisp or blueberry cobbler!” —Sue Gronholz, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin Lavender Cookies "I am a wedding and event planner," writes field editor Glenna Tooman of Boise, Idaho. "One of my brides served these unusual bookies at her reception, and I had to have the recipe. You can guess what her wedding color was!" Lavender Lemon Bars A hint of lavender and lemon peel in the crust make these treats a favorite. —Judith Hilinski, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio Related Tips Self-rising flour-1/2 cup As a substitute for self-rising flour, place 3/4 teaspoon baking powder and 1/4 teaspoon salt in… Vegetarian meat crumbles Vegetarian meat crumbles are a nutritious protein source made from soy. Look for them in the… Pumpkin Butter This recipe was tested with commercially prepared pumpkin butter.