Lemon-Lavender Shortbread Cookies

Lavandula, more commonly known as "lavender," is a flowering plant that belongs in the mint family.  The exceptionally fragrant and versatile flowers are used in medicines, aromatherapy, bath and home products, and food. When used as an essential oil, it has anti-septic and anti-inflammatory properties and has a calming, soothing effect.  The sight and smell of lavender always make … Continue reading Lemon-Lavender Shortbread Cookies

Cranberry-Lemon Muffins with Lemon Zest Glaze

It is official. I am on a cranberry binge. In the past few weeks, I have made four (yes, 4!) batches of muffins, all containing cranberries. Although, in my defense, I have varied them a bit. 🙂 If you're interested, here are a couple of the recent cranberry-related recipes: Cranberry-Orange Muffins Mini Cranberry Bundt Cakes INGREDIENTS: Yields … Continue reading Cranberry-Lemon Muffins with Lemon Zest Glaze