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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 […]

Orange Blossom Honey

    As spring approaches, the bees exit the hive into the new warmth and growth.  They are always on the hunt for new sources of their precious honey.  Depending on the severity of the winter chill, the stored hive honey may be seriously depleted and need urgent replacing.       In Florida, Texas, and California, citrus groves […]

A Poem by Mary Oliver

How Would You Live Then? What if a hundred rose-breasted grosbeaks     flew in circles around your head? What ifthe mockingbird came into the house with you and     became your advisor? What ifthe bees filled your walls with honey and all     you needed to do was ask them and they would fillthe bowl? What if the brook slid downhill just     past your […]

The Chemistry of Honey

For many of us, the memories of college and high school chemistry caused headaches and glazed-over eyes.  However, with a few critical vocabulary words and a logical presentation, we can appreciate one of nature’s most accomplished chemists – the bees. Honey is composed of at least 181 components. Its unique taste is a result of complex chemical […]

Turmeric Tea Recipe

★★★★★ Vegan Prep Time: 20 Cook Time: 0 Total Time: 20 Difficulty: Easy Source: injennieskitchen.com Ingredients Two 2 1/2 inch pieces (24 grams total) fresh turmeric root, finely grated 2-inch piece (13 grams) fresh ginger root, finely grated 3-4 grinds of black pepper 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 cup (80 grams) honey (reccommend Winter Park Honey’s Buckwheat Honey) 1/2 of medium sized onion (red or white) 2-3 large cloves […]

Turmeric Honey Tea Recipe

★★★★★ Vegan Prep Time: 20 Cook Time: 0 Total Time: 20 Difficulty: Easy Source: injennieskitchen.com Ingredients Two 2 1/2 inch pieces (24 grams total) fresh turmeric root, finely grated 2-inch piece (13 grams) fresh ginger root, finely grated 3-4 grinds of black pepper 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 cup (80 grams) honey (reccomend Winter Park Honey’s buckwheat honey) 1/2 of medium sized onion (red or white) 2-3 large cloves […]

The Benefits of Buckwheat Honey for COVID-19

Arthritis Honey

            Buckwheat Honey has many anti-oxidants (dark honey has more) and is full of immunity-boosting ingredients, as well as being rich in vitamins.  Make sure you have a bottle of this honey in your medicine chest as the COVID-19 virus attacks the United States! Buckwheat honey ranges in color from dark purple to black, but […]

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