12 Ways to Bake with Flowers While You Wait for Them to Bloom

March 11, 2016

"Green things!" shrieks the world as soon as the snow's melted. "Flowers!" And can you blame it? The first post-winter glow is powerful.

While you wait for the daffodils, cherry and pear blossoms, tulips, and forsythia to bloom—and start to plan your garden—you can still get a dose of flowers. Reach for rosewater, orange blossom water, lavender, and chamomile—a veritable bouquet of bloomy pantry items—then dream of spring while you make these:

What other flowers do you like to eat and cook with? Tell us about them in the comments.

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boulangere March 11, 2016
Honey-Lavender Creme Brulee