13 Gorgeous Ways to Cook With Flowers (PHOTOS)

The leaves are changing and winter is already nipping at our heels. But if you miss the warmer weather, you can still capture a sliver of it indoors -- especially inside your kitchen, with recipes that feature flower petals and pretty herbs.

We've rounded up 13 of the most beautiful, picturesque ways to use colorful flowers in your desserts, drinks, and even dinners. And before you get scared off, these recipes don't require that you to be a chef or baker extraordinaire! It's the aspiring hostess' dream: Pretty and simple.


Click through our round-up and then tell us: Would you ever cook using flower petals?

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