Flower Power

For your next summer soirée, pretty-up your food with eye-catching edible flowers.
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For your next summer soirée, pretty-up your food with eye-catching edible flowers. Flowers will not only add a nice pop of color to your dish, they’ll add flavor too. Here are some of our favorite edible flowers:

NASTURTIUM: The bright and peppery-flavored petals are great in homemade bread.

BORAGE: Use these blooms in salad for color and a mild cucumber flavor.

PANSY: These mild, colorful flowers (used fresh or candied) make for a pretty garnish on cakes and cupcakes.

LAVENDER (PICTURED): Blend into homemade ice cream for a sweet, floral flavor or sprinkle on as a garnish.

ELDERFLOWER: These sweet, delicate white flowers are used in liqueur (St. Germain) but also work as a garnish for your favorite floral cocktail.

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