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Warm Potato Salad with Mesquite Honey Dressing

Mesquite Honey

  Ingredients: 1/3 cup – cider vinegar 2 Tablespoons – vegetable oil 1/4 cup – Winter Park Mesquite Honey 1 Tablespoon – Dijon mustard 1/8 teaspoon – bottled hot pepper sauce 1-1/2 lb. – small new potatoes, cut in bite-sized pieces 5 slices – bacon, crisp cooked, crumbled 2 Tablespoons – chopped parsley 2 Tablespoons […]

Honey vs. Sugar

  Many people prefer the use of honey as a replacement for table sugar in their recipes. This is brought about by the thinking that honey has a higher nutritional value than sugar. Why is this so? To answer, we need to examine the chemical composition of both substances. Honey and sugar are both composed of two substances, […]

Fall Allergies

Fall allergies occur when specific allergens are in bloom. For example, ragweed allergies are common in the fall when that particular plant is in bloom. Goldenrod also blooms at this time of year and is easily recognizable; however, it is the less showy ragweed that is the primary culprit in fall allergies. The pollen grains […]

Honey Bacon Cheddar Scones

            Mornings are about to get a little hectic as we swing back into the school year. Our Honey Bacon Cheddar Scones include all of our favorite breakfast flavor in a convenient fashion perfect for busy, on-the-go mornings! If you want a delicious sweet and savory baked treat for snack, […]

Sweet Spicy Salmon with Key Lime Honey-Mango Salsa

                    Ingredients 1 large – ripe mango, peeled and chopped 1/4 cup – red bell pepper, finely chopped 1/4 cup – red onion, finely chopped 2 Tbsp. – fresh cilantro, chopped 2 Tbsp. – fresh lime juice, divided 1 Tbsp. –Winter Park Honey Key Lime honey […]

Honey Streusel Muffins

                    Ingredients For the muffins: 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar 3 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 large egg, room temperature 1 cup whole milk, room temperature 1/4 cup butter, melted and slightly cooled 1/4 cup Winter Park Honey (Orange Blossom works well) For the streusel topping: 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup sugar […]

Herb Planting for Bees

  Herbs provide a valuable source of food for bees and other pollinating insects. Since bees have lost much of their natural habitat, growing a few herbs is a really easy way to enjoy fresh flavors and help our bees.     You may or may not have space for a large kitchen herb garden, but […]

Fireweed Honey–What is the “hottest” honey from the coldest part of the USA?

    Fireweed honey is a premium monofloral honey, light in color with a mild taste. This honey is often referred to as the Champagne of all honeys. It is produced in the northwestern United States, particularly in Alaska. What makes this honey so special? Perhaps it is the unstoppable “spirit” of the plant itself. […]

More About Honeycomb

Honeycomb

For many centuries, humans have harvested honey from bees for its sweet taste and waxy comb, a unique substance that can be used for many purposes. What is honeycomb?  Like honey, honeycomb is made by honeybees in their hives. Both substances get their start as nectar from flowers, which the honeybees transform into honey through a […]

Tupelo Harvest is Here!

tupelo honey

The 2016 tupelo harvest is here! It’s some of the best tupelo honey we’ve harvested in many years. Check out the light green cast as we pour the honey into barrels during the extraction process. Buy it now…supplies won’t last. We didn’t make very much.  Click here to buy tupelo honey. Tupelo Honey is one […]