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 Peach Gelato This sophisticated herbal gelato can be served as an appetizer, a palate-pleaser between courses or a dessert that tastes like heaven on a spoon.—Christine Wendland, Browns Mills, New Jersey 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 Mint Tea With the fabulous flavors of mint, lavender, rosemary and honey, you won't miss the tea leaves in this hot beverage from our home economists. Related Tips Bean Soup Mix This recipe was tested with Bob’s Red Mill 13-Bean Soup Mix. Peppers (Hot) Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your… Buttermilk Warmed buttermilk will appear curdled.