Sunday Suppers:: Lavender Lemonade + A Weekend Guide

At last week’s Supper we served guests a wonderful lavender lemonade . This a perfect refreshment for these warm days, plus it’s just so pretty to look at. Click on the recipe card below for our simple recipe.

And below, our weekend (foodie) guide:

This Saturday head up to Stone Barns in Tarrytown and go food foraging with wild edibles expert Steve Brill. You’ll take home everything from Chanterelle Mushrooms to Black Rasberries, and also learn what not to take home. Tickets are $25, and can be purchased by emailing meghanr@stonebarnscenter.org.

Visit Roberta’s in Bushwick this Sunday from 11am to 5pm and load up on produce from Brooklyn Grange, a community farm in Queens. If we were you, we’d grab a slice of pizza too !

Support Just Food NYC and Slow Food NYC by participating in Meatopia on Governor’s Island this Sunday. Sustainably raised barbecue will be served up by more than 30 chefs along side demos, panel discussions and bluegrass. Plus wash it down with beer and bourbon. Not a bad Sunday !  Enter for free + purchase tasting tickets from $26 and up. Visit Meatopia.org for details.

Lavender Lemonade

* 2 cups sugar
* 5 sprigs lavender (stems and buds), plus additional for garnish
* 2 cups fresh lemon juice (from about 10 lemons)
* 1/2 cup fresh lime juice (from about 4 limes)

Directions:

In a large saucepan, bring one gallon of water and the sugar to a boil. Remove from heat; add 7 lavender sprigs and lemon and lime juices. Cool to room temperature, strain, and chill. Serve on ice, with additional lavender for garnish.

60 comments
  1. paige appel says: July 9, 20103:46 pm

    Yummy and a beautiful photo as always.

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  3. Victoria says: July 9, 20104:42 pm

    Looks wonderful and I bet it tastes delicious. Just what I need on a hot day like today.

  4. Simply Luxurious says: July 9, 20106:18 pm

    This looks delicious and something I am anxious to try. What a beautiful presentation. I will also be including this post in my Sunday’s Cups of Tea this weekend, as I know my readers will love it. Thank you again for such inspiration. =)

  5. kate says: July 9, 20108:36 pm

    your lavender lemonade looks too pretty to drink! beautiful!

  6. Susan @ SGCC says: July 10, 201012:44 pm

    Absolutely stunning! I feel cool and refreshed just looking at your photo of that lovely lemonade!

  7. Velva says: July 10, 20102:53 pm

    I am just swooning in the lavender lemonade. Beautiful!

  8. leigh says: July 11, 201012:38 am

    That looks miiiiiighty refreshing. I love lavender.

  9. fragolina says: July 12, 20108:29 am

    Beautiful picture!!!!

  10. Mabel and Zora says: July 12, 201012:37 pm

    We’ll try it.

  11. tina says: July 12, 20101:53 pm

    Looks delicious I can’t wait to try this recipe out.

  12. ag. says: July 12, 20105:44 pm

    WOW! Those look gorgeous! I would love to serve something so pretty…and it happens to be lemonade which is my ultimate fave summertime drink!

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    I love this post because I made lavender lemonade this weekend too. New to your blog and love it!

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    mmmm… The lavender lemonade looks like a tasty refreshing drink for these warm summer days. Can’t wait to try it.

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    This sounds so good, I have been looking for recipes with Lavender in, Have a sweet day!

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    Très belle photo. Cette limonade à l’air délicieuse, je vais essayer cette recette tout de suite!

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  25. rachel says: July 25, 20104:28 pm

    love this photo — it makes me happy :)

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    When I tried to access the lavender lemonade recipe, I get a message stating it has a Trojan virus?? Would love to have the recipe….not the virus!

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