Lavender-Lemon Buttermilk Scones

I was searching for the perfect scone to be the tasting vessel for a tea-infused lemon marmalade that my new friend and fabulous jam maker, Kathy, made using one of my Zanitea organic tea blends. Luckily, I came across this gem of a recipe. Kathy is founder of Modern Gingham Preserves, a local company using…

Tea-Infused Chocolate Bark: Rooibos-Ginger and Lavender-Blueberry

I’m somewhat addicted to chocolate. Actually, I think I’m mostly addicted to shopping for chocolate. Every time I go to the grocery store, I end up perusing the fancy chocolate bar aisle for the newest, most interesting flavor combination I haven’t yet tried. I keep my chocolate bar collection in a small, sealed storage container…

Sweet Lavender Guacamole

There are a million reasons why I love Savory Spice Shop. But the number one reason for my unfailing adoration is access to the brilliant minds of their in-house spice experts (a.k.a. employees) every time you walk in the store. The spice geniuses at Savory always give me creative ideas for spicing up what might…

Hibiscus-Lavender Frappé

On the hottest day of May on record in Denver – 91 degrees according to the news, but 108 degrees on my deck according to my outdoor thermometer – this chilly tea treat seemed like the perfect recipe to share. For this round of recipe testing, I experimented with a special batch of hibiscus that…

Indian Rose Shortbread Cookies

I usually sell out of my Zanitea Indian Rose tea blend when I sample these cookies at my market booths. I get asked for the recipe so often that I had it printed on recipe cards to give to anyone who purchases the tea. The tea blend itself is a rich Assam tea combined with…