Herb infused honey is a pairing of goodness on two levels.. The medicinal value found in herbs as well as the healing benefits of honey. I love honey straight out of the jar but infused honeys certainly have their place in my kitchen. Imagine fresh pear slices drizzled with rosemary infused honey. How about lavender honey spooned […]
Many of you don’t know much about my past. I haven’t shared it with you. There is no particular reason for this except that it doesn’t fit the mold of “food-travel-beekeeping blog”. The time has come…for me to tell you a bit about my past and how I spent a big part of last week. For over […]
A few weeks ago I shared a post telling about the mysteries going on in the hive I call Queen Charlotte at the Greensboro Science Center. The hive was weak, few bees, no brood, and no sign of a queen bee. If you read the previous post you’ll recall there were multiple queen cells and before […]
With the decline of our precious honeybees the availability of pure, unprocessed honey is becoming limited. Oh yes, jars of golden nectar are evident on the shelves of our local grocery stores, big box stores and even drug stores; some with a remarkably low price tag. The likelihood of an inexpensive bottle of honey being […]
Whole Foods Campaign I shop at a local Whole Foods because: 1. It’s convenient 2. I can buy organic 3. I can find local NC or SC produce 4. Signage tells me where my food comes from 5. They carry non GMO corn on the cob ( it is sweet and delicious – I’m […]
All day yesterday it seemed like winter was bearing down on us. The skies were dark and grey, cloudy, with a bit of rain. The temps were in the 30’s, cold enough to keep the dogs indoors and warm. All in all not that cold, but the dark skies and damp air sent […]
One of my favorite events that takes place in the summer is the farmers market on the square in downtown Rockwall, Texas. It’s small but growing each year. I manage the gourmet kitchen store on the square, so every Saturday morning I venture over to see what the farmers have for sale.
Honey Harvest 2012 A story in pictures. Honey Harvest requires a good deal of work, and in Texas it is HOT. My man Dan and I enjoyed executing the entire adventure. Who wouldn’t delight in the outcome? All that glorious, fresh, pure honey the bees work so hard to make. I have complete respect for […]