Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Spring is Just Around the Corner here in the Ozarks-and so are the Violets



Good morning all, the violets should be showing their pretty little faces soon, I love these as they remind me of pansys.
We have a field not too far from the house that is filled with little violets when we have enough spring rains. Violets are also an edible flower. Pretty on salads, or top of the frosting on little cupcakes too.
Here is a link to a couple of salads with violets
I found this beautiful violet syrup here   Old Fashioned Sweet Violet Syrup

Candied violet cupcakes here   

I found the above two links here--gorgeous two pages of photos with links to recipes for violets

and one more to share   here    violets dipped in honey then made into candies
                                  

Perhaps just one more   violetdip18sharp

Spring is just around the corner and so are the lovely violets

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