Category Archives: Honey

The Night Bee-fore Christmas

Twas the night before Christmas and all through the hive, and The bees were all humming to stay more or less alive. The plate of honey was set out with care, In hopes that Saint Nicholas soon would be there. … Continue reading

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The Bee Guy: Beekeepers Secret Lives

I recently received a newspaper clipping from an old friend living in southern California, medical titled The Secret Lives of Beekeepers. The author must have attended a bee club meeting, unhealthy not unlike ours here in Steuben County. She interviewed … Continue reading

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Honey Grilled Chicken

According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, marinade is defined as an acidic sauce with a savory flavor in which a chef soaks meat, fish, or vegetables. Marinades are used to tenderize meats and enhance flavors. To marinade chicken for the grill … Continue reading

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Photos of honey bottling process

by Gary While visiting my parents at home over Memorial Day, help I had the opportunity to get some photos while Dad was bottling honey.

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Interview with Mustapha Nadaji, Nigerian Beekeeper

Garreson Publishing runs a monthly e-mail newsletter for beekeepers (subscribe). This article is the first in a series of interviews of beekeepers from across the world. Can you tell us a little about yourself? I’m Mustapha Nadaji Prometer of Nadaji … Continue reading

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On Purchasing Honey

As far back as I can remember, my father has kept bees. As children we each had our own beehive and we helped him extract the honey. I have fond memories of the fragrance of melted beeswax mixed with the … Continue reading

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Hotel Beehive!

by Gary I went to SenchaCon at the Fairmont San Francisco this week. The hotel has beehives! They were installed this year to provide honey for the kitchens, pollinate plants, and stave off colony collapse disorder. On the lobby floor, … Continue reading

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