One last recipe for your herbal summer recipe collection; this time it's a refreshing beverage to quench your thirst in the heat. We think you'll want this lavender twist in your lemonade from now on!
This thirst quenching classic takes on a whole new twist with the addition of lavender.
5 cups water
1½ cups sugar
12 stems of fresh lavender
2¼ cups lemon juice
Directions: Boil 2 ½ cups of water with the sugar. Add the lavender stems and remove from heat. Place on the lid and let cool. When cool, add remaining 2 ½ cups of water and the lemon juice. Strain out the lavender. Serve the lavender lemonade with crushed ice and garnish with lavender blossoms. Serves 8.
Have a safe, healthy and happy summer everyone!