Author Archives: Jean

Orange Blossom Honey: A Light and Fragrant Honey from Citrus Flowers

Honey is a natural sweetener that has many health and nutritional benefits. It can boost immunity, soothe the throat, heal wounds, and improve skin. But not all honey is the same. Depending on where it comes from, how it is processed, and what flowers the bees visit, honey can have different flavors, colors, and qualities.  […]

Golden Drops of Wellness: Local Honey’s Role in Allergy Management

Seasonal allergies affect millions of people worldwide, causing symptoms like sneezing, runny nose, itchy eyes, and congestion. While medications can provide relief, many people seek natural solutions to manage their allergies. One popular remedy gaining traction is local honey. Seasonal allergies can be irritating, but you don’t need to worry because a sweet solution is […]

Genetics and the Honeybee

Genes and the honeybee

Ever wonder why bees do what they do? Why and when do some of the bees in a hive become foragers? How do the pheramone levels in the hive affect honeybee performance. Answers to these questions and more can be found in this interesting article about honeybees and their genes. For more click

HONEY BUNNIES (Bisquit Recipe for Easter)

Ingredients:   2 Tbsp yeast   1/2 cup warm water   1/2 cup butter, softened   1/4 cup honey ( WP Orange Blossom works well)   3 eggs, room temperature   1 cup milk, room temperature   1 Tbsp distilled white vinegar   1 1/2 tsp salt   4 1/2 to 5 1/2 cups whole wheat flour   1 Tbsp oil    1/2 cup raisinsDirections for Dough: Dissolve the yeast in the water in a small bowl; set aside. In the bowl of a stand mixer using […]