It’s that time of year again, honey harvesting at our ranch in Upstate New York. I have to say I can not complain about the beauty we get to behold here while we work the ranch and process the honey. This year is going to be uniquely fun do to the picture below. My bees […]
As I was digging in the dirt outside in the garden, I noticed all the honeybees buzzing around my August blooms. Without these winged wonders, our gardens certainly wouldn’t be as beautiful and bountiful as they are right now. They fly around, pollinating and working hard for us nature lovers all day long. I’m always […]
If you are looking for a healthy, quick, and easy sticky chicken to go with rice and stir fry, look no further. This recipe for lemon honey chicken is one I’ve made on a regular basis for over 7 years and it’s still a family favorite! It can be made with baked or fried chicken, […]
“Bees have been around for tens of millions of years, providing a food source for many animals and acting as important pollinators for multitudes of plants. Scientists hypothesize that humans have been tapping this resource for at least 8,000 years based on a cave painting in Spain that depicts honey hunting. Honey hunting, simply breaking […]
I love giving gifts to my loved ones, no matter what time of year it is. Most of the time, my gifts go straight to someone else’s belly. 😉 Because I desire to keep things as traditional and simple as possible, to me there is nothing better than receiving a handmade or handcrafted gift. Even […]
In this post I answer the questions: How do bees make honey? Why does it have the properties that it does? What is the difference between dark and light honeys? What is creamed honey? What is raw honey?