16 May 2017

This refreshing drink is a spin on a traditional lemonade cooler. The lemon and ginger is simulating and the basil actually helps to repel mosquitoes. Our Red Bee staff whips this up in a pinch for all of our summer honey tasting events. You may substitute any varietal of honey but we think Linden i...

21 Mar 2017

​Just in Time for Spring! Honey to the Rescue....

​Has winter left you with dry, flaky, skin? Cleopatra was know to have beautiful skin because of her famous baths of milk and honey. You thought honey was only good for afternoon tea on a cold winters night. Honey will sooth your dry, flaky skin by na...

13 Feb 2017

​Did you know that in ancient Greece and Rome, honey symbolized fertility, love and beauty? It is said that Cupid dipped his arrows in honey to fill a lover’s heart with sweetness and tradition dictates that newlyweds should devour honey on the evening of their nuptials to insure fertility and a lon...

Reprinted from American Mead Magazine issue 16.2 Summer 2016

American Mead Maker Magazine

Notes from a Honey Sommelier

Beekeepers know exactly when its time to harvest the honey from their hives. Each of the hexagonal beeswax cells that were once gleaming with nectar have been magically transformed in...

16 Jan 2017

Is it too earlier to talk about chocolate? Valentines day is just around the corner but I can't wait another minute to make this crazy decadent chocolate honey pudding again! This recipe is so easy and healthy, you'll never eat store bought puddings again. It can be made in a pinch and it does not r...

1 Dec 2016

Crystallization of honey is little understood by the consuming public. Many assume that honey appears crystallized to be an adulterated or unnatural product. That is not so. Actually, crystallization process is natural and spontaneous. Most pure raw or unheated honey has a natural tendency to crysta...

1 Dec 2016

With cooler weather around the corner and Rosh Hashanah just past, it’s time to reach for your honey pot. If your summer was full of honey-themed cocktails and BBQ’s, it’s quite possibly still on the kitchen counter but if you enjoy honey “only in my tea when I’m not feeling well” it might be in the...

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