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Baking with honey

People often ask if they can convert a favorite recipe to use honey instead of granulated sugar. This is a tough question with a short answer of “maybe” or “sometimes.” Although it sounds like it should be easy enough to do, even the best bakers may get disappointing results. For the most part, I believe […] Read more

The solstice is here and so is bee season!

Here in the northern hemisphere, your calendar may tell you it’s the first day of winter, but from the bee’s perspective, it’s actually the first day of spring. Like many plants and animals, bees are highly affected by changes in day length. Immediately after the winter solstice, when the hours of daily sunlight start to […] Read more