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Karen Burton

Waterford, Virginia, US

Bio:

Illustrator, surface designer and photographer inspired by my view of the Blue Ridge Mountains northwest of Washington, DC.

Making colorful art - focusing on food, flowers and everyday objects.

Inquiries are welcome for licensing and comissioned work.

Recipes By Karen Burton

Rose Petal Vinegar by Karen Burton

Waterford, Virginia, US

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This rose petal vinegar is super easy to make. It will keep at least a year, although the color is most intense during the first few months. In addition to using it in a vinaigrette, you can add a few drops to your bathwater, soothe bug bites or relieve the pain of sunburn.

The Tastes of Edible Flowers by Karen Burton

Waterford, Virginia, US

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Here are a few delectable edible flowers to consider - along with a description of their taste. For the "Edible Flowers" HandPicked Design Challenge.

Candied Edible Flowers by Karen Burton

Waterford, Virginia, US

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Candied or crystillized edible flowers are easy and fun to make. Use them to decorate cupcakes, cakes, cookies, chocolates and other sweet treats!
Most recipes call for using egg whites but I have substituted meringue power as eating egg whites is dangerous.

Bean and Shrimp Salad by Karen Burton

Waterford, Virginia, US

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In celebration of the humble bean - this festive recipe combines shrimp with pinto or cranberry beans, pancetta, garlic, herbs and a splash of lemon.

Friendship Bean Soup in a Jar by Karen Burton

Waterford, Virginia, US

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A fun gift to make that creates a personal touch for your family, friends and neighbors! Beans make a hearty and (heart) healthy meal.

Lemony Italian White Bean Salad by Karen Burton

Waterford, Virginia, US

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Beans from around the world. A perfect Italian picnic or celebration featuring ingredients from the Emilia-Romagna region in northern Italy: arugula (known as rucola or ruchetta), Proscuitto di Parma, Parmigiano Reggiano as well as a glass of sparkling Italian Lambrusco wine. Buon Appetito!

Christmas Cooking From Around The World by Karen Burton

Waterford, Virginia, US

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GLOBAL CUISINE - Here are a few festive cookies that would add much joy and deliciousness to any holiday celebration! So many to choose from across the world - but these from Sweden, Italy and Austria caught my eye (and tummy).

Pumpkin Times Three by Karen Burton

Waterford, Virginia, US

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Three different takes on pumpkin desserts for Thanksgiving or any time.

Chocolate Wafer Icebox Cake by Karen Burton

Waterford, Virginia, US

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FAV Memory - this is the first recipe I remember my Mom teaching me. It is so easy (NO-BAKE), delicious and creative. It started my curiosity and love of food and cooking/baking. I sometimes flavored the whipped cream with peppermint and added a tinge of pink food coloring. Make it even more decadent with drizzled chocolate and sliced almonds on top.

Lavender Shortbread with Fruits, Flowers & Herbs by Karen Burton

Waterford, Virginia, US

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Created for the Food Geometry HandPicked Design Challenge

Happy Bird-Day! by Karen Burton

Waterford, Virginia, US

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Some sweets for a fun "Bird-Day" Party!

Eat the Rainbow by Karen Burton

Waterford, Virginia, US

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Eating colorful fruits and veggies will brighten your life and make your feel great!