In 1987, state agriculture inspectors found the bee-killing varroa mites in a Winter Garden hive, according to Sentinel archives. The mites decimated bee colonies across the state, and by 2006, the number of registered beekeepers dropped to about 670, says David Westervelt, chief apiary...
I’ve always loved baklava, but here’s my first try at making it. And, of course, it’s honey baklava. The only picture I managed to take won’t win any awards, but the taste was amazing. Make sure you set aside at least a couple hours for this one, and a good helper (I had my 5 year-old...
After doing some research on o/w (oil in water) emulsions it seemed to me that the soy lecithin granules should be incorporated into the oil first...
I posed the question to a professional in the food and beverage industry and I received the following reply:
There's some experimenting to be...
Took some time this morning and played around with HBH recipes I have seen. I stopped buying it years ago because of the price. The typical ones you see floating around make about a quart size portion and the consistency and color aren't the same. I have a batch that is pretty darn close. I...
I recently made a video showing how to make some beeswax lip balm in the quickest and easiest way possible. Using only 3 ingredients, you can make lip balm in your microwave in under 5 mins.
2 Tbsp Coconut Oil
1 Tbsp Beeswax
1/2 tsp Peppermint extract
4 oz lemongrass
4 oz spearmint
70 oz sugar water (3 parts sugar 1 part water)
5 tsp lecithin granules
4 oz warm water
Combine lecithin and warm water let sit for an hour.
Blend with 2 cups warm sugar water
Cool to room temp
Add oils and blend on high for one minute.
Add cool sugar water...
This is a great recipe that is very easy to make for a simple honey candy. It can also be used as a throat drop in place of cough drops and works wonderfully. Enjoy!
2 c. sugar
1/2 c. water
1/2 c. honey
1/4 c. butter
Put all the ingredients in heavy pan and cook...
From time to time, someone asks how to make creamed honey. By this, I mean honey that is intentionally crystallized so it has a very fine, creamy grain. (I'm not talking about honey butter, meaning liquid honey + butter blended together into a spreadable mixture.)
I found a beautifully made...
Listened to a speaker on Honey B Healthy a few days ago. The talk really caught my interests, and the claims being made caught my attention. But alot of what was being said didnt have any science to back it. Most all the claims were being made from personal and antedotal...