TIP OF THE DAY: Hey, Honey! 30 Tasty Uses For Honey

[1] Depending on the flower pollen, honey is available in many colors, from palest yellow (fireweed honey) to almost black (buckwheat honey) (photo courtesy National Honey Board). [2] The simple solution to messy, drippy honey: a honey swirler (photo Hannah Kaminsky | Bittersweet Blog). [3] Yogurt and smoothie with honey (photo courtesy National Honey Board).…
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GIFTS OF THE DAY: Artisan Honey, Spicy Honey

SAVANNAH BEE COMPANY ARTISAN HONEYS Anything from this wonderful company makes a great gift, including the honey beauty products. Since 2002, we’ve been avid customers. The company gathers varietal honeys: Acacia Honey Lavender Honey Orange Blossom Rosemary Honey Sourwood Honey Tupelo Honey   They’re sold in different sizes, with prices varying slightly by varietal. These…
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BOOK: The Gefilte Manifesto, New Cooking For The New Year

[1] Modernize Jewish cooking with The Gefilte Manifesto. Cover photo: parchment-wrapped trout roasted with sliced onions. [2] The new gefilte fish: a two-fish terrine (photos courtesy Flatiron Books).   Those who don’t celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year, can still participate in one of the sweetest treats: sliced apples with honey for dipping. It…
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RECIPE: Bacon Bourbon Cider

[1] Another way to enjoy fall’s apple cider: with bourbon and bacon (photo courtesy Davio’s | Manhattan). [2] Make your own cinnamon simple syrup with cinnamon, sugar and water (photo by Ben Fink, Indian Home Cooking by Suvir Saran).   As restaurants and lounges switch to their autumn menus, we’re getting lots of fall cocktail…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Honey Dessert Sauce

A chocolate tart, drizzled with orange blossom honey. To the right of the tart: chocolate biscotti pieces. Photo courtesy Bestia | LA.   Caramel to crème anglaise, hard sauce to sabayon: For many centuries, good cooks have known how to garnish a dessert with a sauce. Even if the dessert tastes delicious as is, a…
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