Tag: vanilla bean

Recipe Box: Vanilla Bean Chamomile Mead

  When I started making infused honey years ago, the very first and most favorite of my herbal flavors was Vanilla Bean Chamomile Honey. So naturally, when I began to use the infused honey to make gallon batches of mead, that delicious, heart-lifting combination was one of my honey wine experiments. And oh, ...

Recipe Box: Damiana Love Cordial

I love to make cordials, elixirs, and tinctures! I've made rambling videos about cordial making and written up a few different guides, as well. One of my most popular cordials is my Damiana Love Cordial. For many years now, I've brought bottles of delicious, heady Damiana booze to festivals and gatherings to share ...

Mid-April Gardening Update

Well, it's been a beautiful couple of days here in Western North Carolina. The sun has been warm, and the breeze cool - the perfect spring weather that paints the hillsides around me greener every day. My blog is currently bereft of images, as I've come to rely on Sarah for her wonderful photography skills, and I ...

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 ...

Pixie's Pocket