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November 20, 2017
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Bee Ready for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. It marks the beginning of the holiday season, which is filled with family, fun, and, most importantly, food.   Last year, we shared a few recipes for some holiday goodies that all used honey. This year, we decided to put a fun spin […]
November 18, 2017

Honey Apple Cider

This is one of my very favorite fall drinks. It’s sweet and a little bit spicy, and it’s wonderfully warming on those cold autumn days. Ingredients 1 gallon apple cider 1 can lemonade concentrate 2/3 cup honey 12 whole cloves 2 cinnamon sticks 2 cups water Recipe In a large […]
November 16, 2017

Honey Oat Bread Recipe

This recipe makes an absolutely delicious honey oat bread which is great with both sweet and savory spreads or dips, or just enjoyed on its own! You can bake it in bread pans for smaller, more uniform loaves or in a large cast iron skillet for a more “rustic” loaf. […]
November 15, 2017

Honey Pumpkin Pie Recipe

With the crunching leaves and a crispness in the air, it’s definitely the season for pumpkin pie. This recipe uses honey instead of sugar, making it even more delicious (and healthy!) than the traditional pumpkin pie. Crust Ingredients 1 tablespoon honey ½ teaspoon kosher salt 1 cup all-purpose flour, plus […]
November 10, 2017
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3 Best Ways to Feed your Bees

In this short summary article we discuss 3 ways to feed bees and make sure honey bee colonies have the best nutrition heading into the winter. We typically think of bees as being fairly self-sufficient. They just buzz around and eat nectar and pollen, right? Nope! They use that pollen […]