Category Archives: Honey

Friday Fun Facts – Crystallization


As you can see in this photo bees like honey too!  If you look closely you will see their little brown proboscis engaged in retrieving honey from the section of this comb that was popped open. With scarcely any exceptions … Continue reading

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Goat Cheese With Honey-Pepper & Fig Balsamic Drizzle


Since moving to North Carolina I’ve found more time to visit my local farmer’s markets.  One of my favorite booths belongs to the “Goat Lady Dairy“.  I first discovered them when visiting the Piedmont Triad Farmers Market back in the … Continue reading

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Orange Bee Lemon Bars


I can not go for long without sharing a dessert recipe.  Using honey in all of my posts this year of course lends itself to lots of recipes for sweets.  One of my goals in publishing honey recipes for twelve … Continue reading

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Smoky Brisket Chili


Did you ever try a recipe only to find the result disappointing?  Such is the case with Smoky Brisket Chili.  Don’t get me wrong, it’s good enough, just not up to Orange Bee standards. If you asked my man, Dan … Continue reading

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Friday Fun Fact – Parasite Eradicator


Summer is around the corner and that signals vacation time!  Many of you may already be planning exotic vacations, European excursions, mountain hikes, beach breaks, or visits to family and friends.  Often times when we travel we incur tummy troubles. … Continue reading

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Honey Tangerine Glaze


I recently posted a recipe using a whole chicken seasoned with honey, ginger & garlic .  I really like the ease of roasting the bird in its entirety.  I really don’t like the part when dinner is over and there … Continue reading

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Curried Butternut Squash & Carrot Soup


I recently traveled to Rhode Island and New Hampshire for a week of fun with a girlfriend.  We ate, drank, shopped, skied, drank more, watched chick flicks, ate more, shopped more and slept enough.  It was a great time for … Continue reading

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Honey & Soy Lacquered Ribs


I love Southern Living magazine.  During the move I missed receiving a few copies and looked with urgency daily for one to appear in my mail box.  I finally received the February issue closely followed by the March issue.  As … Continue reading

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Friday Fun Fact – Hangover Cure


I’ve recently been thinking about honey on a daily basis.  My choice to post recipes using honey this year has much  to do with my obsession of honey and it’s uses.  I’ve a couple of thoughtful friends who consistently send … Continue reading

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Honey Balsamic Reduction


I am beside myself intoxicated with this recipe.  Honey alone is intoxicating, yet blending it with white balsamic and fennel pollen transforms it to an intoxicatingly, heavenly sauce that I drizzled over roasted red beets. Reduction concentrates the flavors and … Continue reading

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