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Honey-Infused Beverage Recipes

As beekeepers and honey lovers, my family and I are always looking for ways to use honey in our kitchen. We bake with it, cook with it, and eat it by the spoonful. Lately, we’ve also discovered a whole menu of beverages that can be made with honey, and we’re loving the results. Using ...


Switch to Switchel

We have a dizzying array of beverage options, from soda pop and sports drinks to bottled water, iced coffees, and dozens of juices. But sometimes the oldest and simplest choices are best, which may be one reason switchel is making a comeback. A Taste of History Switchel is a sweetened mixture ...


Healthy Cookie Recipe: Beehive Cookies

These delicious Beehive Cookies call for no oil, sugar, butter or white flour – cookie-recipe staples – so the baked cookie has a unique texture. However, they’re delicious and a very respectable “healthy” sweet treat. Beehive Cookies 3/4 cup sour cream 1/2 cup honey 2 ...


Nutrition and Health Benefits of Honey

Folks have been consuming honey for thousands of years. In fact, for many of those thousands of years, it was the only significant source of relatively concentrated energy in the form of sugar. No wonder the stuff was once considered to be a gift from the gods and to convey supernatural ...

Harvesting with a Honey Extractor (Video)

From Brushy Mountain Bee Farm Beekeepers enjoy taking advantage of the fact that the honey bee will store more honey than the colony will consume throughout the year. A typical hive can store a surplus of 60 to 80 pounds of honey in favorable conditions. Those that have set their goals on ...

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