October 24, 2014

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...]

Thanks for the Memories: Stan Brown celebrates 90 years of life, 78 years with bees

Stan Brown -  Maine's Most Experienced Beekeeper

Heartfelt thanks go out from Stan to all the fellow beekeepers who helped him celebrate his 90th birthday (just a tad early) during October’s Cumberland County Beekeepers Association meeting. For those of you who don’t know, Stan Brown began beekeeping at the young age of 12 years when, as the fates would have it, he caught and began caring for a swarm. Of course, a lot has happened between … [Read more...]