For some people, pink himalayan salt and lavender exist in two different worlds. Here at Appalachian Botanical Co., we know that they make the perfect pairing. Lavender is such a versatile plant. It helps people to feel more calm and relaxed after a long day, makes cleaning up around the house much more pleasant, can help you to get some more sleep, and even makes for a lovely addition to your spice rack. We don’t shy away from adding lavender to our favorite dishes, both salty and sweet, but it’s not just for the ultra lavender fan. When done properly, lavender can add a delicately sweet floral note to any dish or drink that everyone can love!Continue reading “Tangy, Herbal, EASY Lavender Vinaigrette”
This year, you can get all your Christmas shopping done with the help of locally grown lavender.
The mantra for doing your holiday shopping, especially this year, should be: shop small, shop slow, shop smart. Shopping small ensures that small and locally owned businesses can make it through 2020’s finish line. Shopping slow, meaning shopping for ethically and thoughtfully made items rather than mass produced goods, ensures that you’re getting a more unique and long lasting product that’s better for the planet. Lastly, shopping smart means avoiding the crowds at big box stores and getting your shopping done early!
Salt and lavender are quite the odd couple, but we can’t get enough of them! This is a year of firsts for many things, and especially when it comes to the holiday season. For some, the holidays are a time of much needed tradition and normalcy in this crazy year. For others, it’s an opportunity to do holidays your way – forget the stale fruit cake and bland turkey that no one really loves. Whether you’re looking to upgrade your holiday menu for your whole family or need inspiration for a decadent meal for one, this lavender spiced turkey recipe is delicious, unique, and comes with all the fixin’s!Continue reading “Upgrade your Roast Turkey Game with Salt and Lavender”
If you ask us, salt and lavender are two essential elements of unforgettable dishes (sorry Samin Nosrat, you were close)! This unlikely pairing may not have crossed your mind before, but you’ll wish it had crossed your taste buds sooner! Yes, lavender is delicious in English teas, ice creams, and espresso, but it can also transform savory dishes into entree-worthy plates.Continue reading “Heat, Acid, Salt and Lavender: 7 Incredible Lavender Dishes”