Some back story is needed here. A few years ago when Katie and I got married we were gifted with a certificate at a store in Corvallis, Oregon called The Inkwell Homestore . Now, here’s the problem…I could spend thousands of dollars in this store without trying real hard, so this generous gift presented a challenge. Furniture, home furnishings and an awesome high end kitchen wares section. We looked at stock pots, grill pans, a little of everything, then we came across the perfect solution…an ICE CREAM MAKER!
Fast forward two years. We were over at our best friends, the Sheddens house, doing a little hedge trimming at their new home to help out and literally almost tripped over a large lavender plant that was at a perfect time to harvest. I mentioned to Kelli that she ought to harvest some for cooking. The next weekend she surprised me with a large bag of fresh lavender blossoms. Continue reading