Honey & Beeswax

Honey Bee Starvation
September 21, 2022 · · Honey & Beeswax

Preventing honey bee starvation is one of the first skills a new beekeeper needs to master and yet is highly variable according to region.

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Honey Cranberry Orange Muffins
August 31, 2022 · · Honey & Beeswax

It’s quite safe to say that cranberry orange muffins are a family favorite. I hope you enjoy these mildly sweet, satisfying bites of autumn.

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Granny’s Southern Honey Cornbread

When it comes to cornbread, Granny’s honey cornbread is truly the best. Just a hint of sweet, making it a hit to those who like their cornbread sweet and those who don’t like it very sweet.

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Honey Pumpkin Maple Granola

This honey pumpkin maple granola is a fun recipe for the whole family. Not only is it tasty, but it uses honey and maple syrup to sweeten.

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Is It Really Honey?

Adulteration of honey is a big problem. So, what, exactly, is fake honey and how does it affect the honey industry and why is it done?

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Mead: The Ancient Elixir
August 25, 2022 · · Honey & Beeswax

There are literally hundreds of different recipes and processes for making mead; however, there are ingredients, equipment, steps, and potential mistakes common to all.

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Beeswax: A Sweet Treat
August 25, 2022 · · Honey & Beeswax

Of all the thousands of commercial, industrial, pharmaceutical, and cosmetic uses for beeswax, the most underestimated is its edibility.

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How Sweet It Is: Honey Cocktails and Mocktails

Looking for ways to enjoy your recent honey harvest? Get in on the trend of artisanal honey drinks and find your perfect patio partner.

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Setting Honey Prices, Labeling, and Marketing Homestead Honey
July 13, 2022 · · Honey & Beeswax

When we first started keeping bees, many friends and family wanted to buy honey from us. In the beginning, we didn’t have any extra, but after a while, we had more than our family could use and we decided to sell some. But we needed to make sure we were selling the honey legally and had a competitive honey price.

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How to Harvest Honey — Video Tutorial

In this video tutorial from Backyard Beekeeping and Miller Bee Supply, we’ll take you through the basics steps of harvesting and extracting your honey.

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