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Cranberry Sauce with Pinot Noir

Each year, I look forward to the fresh antioxidant-rich cranberry sauce. It cuts through the weight of the gravy and adds a kick to the smokey ham and buttery biscuits. Cranberry sauce recipes vary greatly from family to family – some are canned, some are fresh, some are peppered, and some are... wined?  This Oregon Cranberry Sauce with Pinot Noir is made with red wine, cloves, orange juice, peppercorns, and (of course) honey! Robust, bright, and juicy – this sauce will prove to be everyone’s favorite side dish year after year.

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Nobody Puts Butter in a Corner

 

Specially flavored butters can cut cooking time in half, add extra flavor to any dish, and impress your guests. These four butter combinations are from the amazing Russian aficionados at evilolivefood.com and are incredibly easy to make and delicious to schmear. Grab the whole family and make some butter!

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Spiced Pumpkin Baklava with Honey and Walnuts

This spiced pumpkin baklava with walnuts and honey is the fabulous fusion I’ve been looking for!  On a crisply cool day this fall, cozy up with a good book, a cup of warm ellinikos kafes, and a chunk of pumpkin baklava – Opa!

 

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Roasted Heirloom Tomatoes and Goat Cheese Tart Drizzled with Chipotle Honey

One summer favorite of ours, is Southern tomato pie. If you haven’t tried it yet, imagine a wonderfully colorful, juicy, and robust vegetable tart. It’s perfect as a breakfast dish, it's great as an afternoon lunch with sweet tea, and of course, it makes the best addition to any potluck dinner!  For a modern twist, drizzle with our smoky and sweet Chipotle Infused Honey!

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Make your honey something sweet!

Honey Truffles
When I think of Valentine's Day, I think of chocolate, hearts, balloons, cards ... and bees! (But not because we're beekeepers.) Did you know that St. Valentine is the patron saint of beekeeping? What are the odds?

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Honey Snow Ice Cream

With all of the storms, vortexes, and blizzards we’ve seen this winter, it seems most appropriate to do a recipe this month inspired by…snow!  I can count on only one hand the number of times I’ve been able to make delicious, all natural, snow cream!  It’s the perfect treat to tack onto your snow day menu and pairs perfectly with snowmen, snow angels, snowball fights, and of course, hot cocoa. So, while you're salting your sidewalk, shoveling your driveway, and scraping your windshield, just remember - when life gives you snow, make snow cream!

This recipe was made by our friends, The Bee Folks, from Mount Airy, MD!

Honey Snow Ice Cream

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup milk or cream
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/2 tsp flavoring (vanilla, lemon, rum, peppermint, etc.) or cut-out the middle man and use our Vanilla Infused Honey!
  • 8 cups fresh snow

Directions:

  1. Mix honey and milk or cream until consistent throughout
  2. Add snow until consistency is similar to thick oatmeal
  3. Adjust flavorings, add sprinkles, and eat!