August 30, 2014

Honey Recipes (for people)

Honey Orange Thirst Quencher

Honey Orange Thirst Quencher Makes eight 8 once servings. 1/2 cup honey 1/2 teaspoon lite salt 2 cups orange juice 5 and 1/2 cups lukewarm water Combine ingredients. Using lukewarm water will aid in dissolving honey. Then cool.   Frosty Honey Latte By Sonia J Woodrum, Secretary Sagadahoc County Beekeepers Assn. 1/4 C of Boiling water 1/4 C of Honey 3/4 C of cold … [Read more...]

Sugar Candy and Syrup Recipes (for feeding bees)

Feeding with Sugar Candy or Dry Sugar

Feeding with Sugar Candy or Dry Sugar Hard Candy Hard candy is a very good way to feed bees without overly stimulating brood production, but it takes some preparation. Here are two recipes: Microwave Candy Recipe (feeds 1 or 2 colonies) 1. In a one quart ( or larger) microwave dish, mix thoroughly one and a half cups  granulated sugar and one-half cup light corn syrup ( 3:1 ratio). … [Read more...]

Stan Brown’s Soft Molasses Cookies

Stan Brown’s Soft Molasses Cookies

Preparation time: 20 minutes 1 c unsalted butter 1/2 c sugar, plus additional for dusting 1/2 c honey 1/2 c molasses 2 1/4 tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt 11/4 tsp cinnamon 1 1/4 tsp ground cloves 3/4 tsp ground ginger 2 large eggs 3 1/2 c unbleached white flour In large bowl cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add molasses while mixing at slow speed. Add … [Read more...]

Pumpkin/Squash Pie

From the Sunburst Farm Family Cookbook

contributed by Karen Thurlow-Kimball   2 c steamed or canned squash or pumpkin 1 c milk 4 eggs ½ c honey ¼ c molasses ½ c powdered cow or soy milk ½ tsp sea salt ½ tsp ginger ½ tsp cinnamon ¼ tsp nutmeg 1 tsp vanilla Makes two 9-inch pies. Prepare and pre-bake two 9-inch crusts at 425°F for 10 minutes. Combine all filling ingredients and mix until smooth. Pour into the … [Read more...]