I’ve recently had a number of people ask me, “Why does honey crystalize?” and, “What can I do about it?” When reaching for the honeypot, most find the
I am a baker! Because I am a baker I tend to use a lot of vanilla extract. Unfortunately, I often find myself with an empty brown plastic bottle devoid of nothing more than the aroma of vanilla.
How many of you are wishing for Spring? I know I am. With 10 inches of snow on the ground and a daytime high of 15, its kind of hard to get your head wrapped around the this fact; the Spring
It seem like everywhere you turn, there is some product touting the miraculous benefits of Manuka honey. So what is the hype about this dense, dark honey from New Zealand? When my stepfather
Yesterday we finally had a break in the weather. After enduring record breaking cold last week, we had a rare high of 58 degrees. As most beekeepers in my area, I immediately broke into the hives.
Its been very cold in our neck of he woods. I don’t know about you, but comforting warm stews and soups are high on the menu choices these days. I usually make this recipe for guests or special
A lot of you have been curious about how the bees are fairing in the cold. And frankly, I am as well. When the temps fall into the single digits as they did last night, I find myself worrying
Chances are most of us have made and broken a number of New Year Resolutions over the years. I know I have. From dieting and going to the gym, (the top two New Year resolutions)
Ho Ho, the mistletoe
Hung where you can see
Somebody waits for you
Kiss her once for me
from: Have a Holly Jolly Christmas by Burl Ives
Mistletoe, a mysterious bundle of green leaves and berries
Yes, it’s that time again, another year has flown by and here we are, Thanksgiving week. I have much to be thankful for. We had a bountiful garden this year. Mike and I are healthy and a