Tag: infused honey

Garlic Infused Honey

Everyone knows garlic as the ubiquitous kitchen seasoning that it is, but there are fewer people who realize that they can use this versatile bulb medicinally! One way to combine those two purposes is to make Garlic Infused Honey. Why in the world would you want to infuse honey with garlic? At first the combination ...

Lavender Infused Honey Recipe

  Lavender Infused Honey is potent and delicious, but it is not just for eating! It's also great to have on hand for a first aid and beauty regimen as well! You can make and use this honey easily in your own home. I'll give the instructions below but if you want a more in-depth look at techniques, check out ...

Lemon Infused Honey

  Man, oh, man...is this honey good! We go through jars of this recipe more quickly than the other infused honey and syrups that we keep around the house. There is something magical about the way that the sharp sour lemon and the rich sweet honey combine...like angels dancing on your tongue!   ...

Cayenne Infused Honey at “Keeping Backyard Bees”

I'm now contributing articles to Keeping Backyard Bees, a sister site to Mother Earth News and Grit Magazine. They are collecting articles and information about tending honey bees and supporting healthy habitats for pollinators! My first post is on how to infuse delicious honey with equally delicious cayenne ...

Recipe Box: Spicy Cocoa Honey

Cocoa Honey (and Vanilla Beans!) Image by Modern Scribe Photography Infused honey is delicious. Some of you long-time readers know that I used to make and sell various herb-infused honeys both online and at local markets. I miss making huge batches of infused honey, some days.  But honestly, most of the time I ...

What is an Electuary?

I'm an old fashioned girl. I'm not talking candlelight and roses, although that's nice. I'm talking about food preservation, medicine making, cooking methods, and brewing. I like old, tried and true methods, and I'm a sucker for ye olde tyme vocabularie wordes, too. So, back when I was selling herb-infused ...

Pixie’s Pocket Spotlight: Cocoa Honey

2017 update: I have not made this honey to sell in a long time, but if you want some, I suggest you visit the Asheville Bee Charmer. I taught them how to make this recipe!   Buy their Cocoa Honey Today, I had to whip up a whole new batch of what is quickly becoming one of the most popular items in the Pixie's ...

The Birth of Mother Love Honey

The moon gave me a gift last night. We'd gotten home last night just before dark, the snow blowing and wind howling. We just barely got the truck up the hill that leads to the sharp turn onto our road. It took a bit of time to trudge through the yard and up the slope winding up to the warm little house, and large ...

Pixie’s Pocket Spotlight: Sister Health Honey

Now, you might find yourself asking 'Sister Health...Honey?? What could she mean by that?' I know a lot of people wonder about me and my yard-nibbling ways. There are many who believe that health is something that can only be delivered by pills or white coated people who speak a little Latin. Well, phooey! ...