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A Beekeepers View on Spring

It has been a cold winter and I am cranky. I can’t remember an unrelenting cold like the one we’ve had this year. I bet our beehives are mad too. Having kept bees for more than 30 years, there’s always … Continue reading

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Land Beyond the Sea

Land Beyond the Sea It is a fantastic place filled with treasures, pleasures and dreams.  This place is where your wispy life’s aspirations live before you make them incarnate.  They reside over the horizon, and you have to believe in … Continue reading

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Foulness in the Bee Yard

What is that STANK! Nope, it’s not foul-brood and your hive is as likely as not to be healthy. This time of year the roadsides light up with yellow as goldenrod blooms. These flowers provide a nectar source for the … Continue reading

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Growing Up With Honeybees

Well, you might say that I love honeybees. I have basically grown up with them.  Now my adulthood has turned into a full-time job working with, and sometimes speaking for, honeybees. You see, honeybees do only good.  They benefit that … Continue reading

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Raised Doughnut & Lemon Bismark French Toast

Recipe by Ross Svebeck Okay, I admit it – raised doughnuts are something I have to control. I do not make them because I know that I cannot stop myself from eating them all. I even avoid that section of the … Continue reading

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Gluten-free, Nut-free Honey Granola

by Ross Sveback on March 5, 2013 I have so many friends that have gluten and nut allergies that it was time for me to start creating recipes with them in mind. I love crunchy, granola-topped Greek yogurt drizzled with honey, so … Continue reading

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Rose Oil & Honey Facial Mask

Mix honey, sweet almond oil and essential oil of rose. Massage onto clean face and neck with fingertips. Relax for 15 minutes, then rinse off with lukewarm water. Gently pat dry to reveal a fresh, soft complexion. Yield: 2 fluid … Continue reading

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A Meyer Lemon Sip

Whether they’re from your own Meyer lemon tree, or sourced from your local specialty grocer, Meyer lemons are often the go-to citrus for curated cocktail fans. Meyer lemons have a sweeter, less acidic flavor than your standard lemons, making them … Continue reading

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Honey-Citrus Yogurt

Ingredients: Plain or vanilla yogurt 1 Grapefruit or orange pistachios fresh mint leaves Savannah Bee Company Acacia Honey Directions: Spoon some plain or vanilla yogurt into a bowl. With a sharp knife, remove the peel and pith from an orange … Continue reading

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Cardamom and Honey Milk

Ingredients: 2 cups of milk of choice (I used raw goat’s milk) 8 green cardamom pods, smashed and the brown seeds removed to use (about ½ teaspoon of the brown seeds) 3 teaspoons Savannah Bee Company Acacia Honey 1 teaspoon … Continue reading

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