Or you can even make your own floral water! Find a great tutorial here.
A great page with instructions on how to make herbal vinegars is here.
Try a simple salad with mixed baby greens, your freshly picked violets, some fresh herbs, and this amazing vinaigrette.
If you want to crystallize them do this!
This would be so pretty on a simple cake!
For ice cubes simply add a couple to each compartment in the tray and freeze. Then add to lemon water, iced tea, or a fancy cocktail.
To dry for tea simply place in a paper bag and poke holes in it so air can circulate. When completely dry you can use alone for tea or mix with other herbal teas. I like to mix
1 c. dried nettles
1c. dried raspberry leaves
1/2 c. dried chamomile
1/4 to 1/2 c. dried violet leaves
|flowers drying for tea|
|violets growing on the ground|
|Lyric sat down in a patch of violets and ate them|