May flowers schmay flowers. From rosa rugosa to lovely lavender, the flowers of summer bring aroma and complexity to a variety of home preserved foods.
Pretty petite petals of roses grace everything from sauces to syrups to semifreddo. Get your dose of rosa rugosa. Image via And Here We Are
Think beyond the tea bag. Chamomile is a natural for liqueur or to flavor honey and maple syrup. Image via Spain in Iowa
Lovely lavender is the ultimate floral aroma of summer. Use it to flavor everything from sugar to shrubs, plus jams, pickles and much more. Image via TO Tastings