Tag: violas

Chloe-Aproved: Almond and Poppy Seed Loaf Cake

 Is it cold where you are this morning? Mother Nature is definitely fickle this time of year and after our mild March weather and temperatures in the 70s and 80s, we’re below freezing this morning. I picked these violas yesterday that I planted back in the fall, which are fortunately cold-tolerant and will rebound from our cold snap. Grab yourself…

Flowers for Mother’s Day

 In celebration of moms, I picked some flowers from the archives to send you for Mother’s Day! Help yourself to a bouquet or a bite :) Flowers for Mother’s Day, Oakleaf Hydrangeas and a Strawberry Bellini My Grandmother’s Flower Garden Violas and Open Face Cucumber Sandwiches Frosted Brownie Bites with Violas~ Lilacs & Daylight, Lilacs & Viburnum~ Strawberry Fields Salad with Nasturtiums &…

The Forgotten Seamstress

 I’m joining The Novel Bakers with The Forgotten Seamstress by Liz Trenow:  A tale of royal intrigue, forbidden love, and long-held secrets surrounding a beautiful patchwork quilt. . . A gripping tale spanning three generations, The Forgotten Seamstress by Liz Trenow, unravels the intertwined stories of a modern-day London designer struggling to make ends meet, and…

Sending You Flowers for Mother’s Day

I’m sending you flowers for Mother’s Day! Click on the links to pick a bouquet or a bite :) Flowers for Mother’s Day, Oakleaf Hydrangeas and a Strawberry Bellini My Grandmother’s Flower Garden Lilacs and Open Face Cucumber Sandwiches Frosted Brownie Bites with Violas~ Lilacs & Daylight, Lilacs & Viburnum~ Strawberry Fields Salad with Nasturtiums & Violas How to…

Cucumber and Strawberry Salad

I’m joining The Novel Bakers for Beatrix Potter (and Bunny) Week!  Cucumber and Strawberry Salad hopped from the pages of The Beatrix Potter Country Cooking Book.  The Beatrix Potter Country Cooking Book  by Sara Paston-Williams: Inspired by the works of Beatrix Potter and her own love of traditional cookery, it is divided into 11 sections, each containing…

Cooking with Flowers: Compound Flower Butter

Making Flower Compound Butter is easy and beautiful with edible flowers, and adds a ‘wow’ factor for a shower, garden club lunch or treat at the breakfast table!  I discovered this simple and beautiful idea, last year in Cooking with Flowers, a delicious mix of food and flowers and possibly the most beautiful cookbook I have ever seen! This book would…