TIP OF THE DAY: Try Varietal Honey Types

“Supermarket” honey is blended to achieve a generic sameness. This very distinctive black sage honey is from Savannah Bee Company.   If you like honey as a sweetener, have you ventured beyond “generic” supermarket honey to fine varietal honeys? As with wine, it’s the difference between a bland jug wine and a varietal wine, which…
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GOURMET GIVEAWAY #2 ~ Honey Ridge Farms Crème Trio Gift Set

These superior flavored honeys from Honey Ridge Farms are blended with fruits or spices. Luscious, yet light on the palate, they are delicious on just about anything. Spread on toast, scones, pancakes and waffles Top ice cream Use as a cheese condiment Add to grilling sauces or marinades And by all means, sweeten tea or…
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GIFT OF THE DAY: Honey Crème

Creamed raspberry honey is irresistible. Photo by River Soma | THE NIBBLE. Honey Ridge Farms has a solution for inexpensive yet delicious small gifts and stocking stuffers. The company blends its clover honey with fruit or spice to create Apricot, Blackberry, Cranberry, Raspberry and Spiced Honey Crèmes. Luscious, yet light on the palate, these honey…
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ISSUE: Bee-Ware Of Dishonest Honey

Do you care if your honey is “honest honey”—ethically sourced? Then read the labels. Last year, the U.S. produced only about 144 million pounds of the 382 million pounds of honey consumed. The remainder was imported from Argentina, Brazil, Canada and other countries. And it’s the “other countries” wherein the problem lies—specifically, Asian imports. Two…
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