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Honey Pecan Cherry Cobbler

Everybody has a sweet tooth. Some people just have a bigger one than others but everyone craves something sweet once in awhile. Cobblers and pies, that's what does it for this beekeeper. And yesterday I had a bad sweet tooth attack. This Cherry cobbler did the trick for me and rescued me from my craving. The soft crust of this cobbler combined with the crunch of baked pecans makes for the perfect topping to one of natures most underrated fruit. The cherry. This gooey desert is just begging to be eaten piping hot with a scoop of rich vanilla ice cream sitting around a family table. Interesting side note: this recipe originally called for 2/3 cup brown sugar but we...

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Honey Roasted Carrots

I'm going to be honest with you. I generally don't like cooked carrots. I didn't like them when my mom made me eat them as a kid and I don't like them now that my wife makes me eat them. Except for these carrots. These Honey Roasted Carrots taste more like sweet potatoes and I can't get enough of them. I'm kind of mad these aren't the way I've eaten them my whole life. Orange Blossom Honey is my favorite honey for roasting and grilling. The subtle citrus flavors embedded in the thick honey add a richness to cooked dishes that is unparalleled. The combination of the honey in this side dish with the salt and pepper makes for a...

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Baked Sweet Potato with Cinnamon Honey Butter Spread

Around here we like easy and delicious. And this recipe for baked sweet potatoes with a cinnamon honey butter spread is both. This healthy side can bring a meal together or be a meal in and of itself. The natural sweetness of the raw honey and the sweet potatoes complement savory steak, chicken, fish, or vegetarian options. In our opinion, this delicious side is best when the air is crisp with the changing fall season but in reality it can be a perfect compliment to any meal at any time of year.  Ingredients: Two large sweet potatoes 4 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons Orange Blossom Honey 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/4 cup chopped pecans Instructions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Wrap...

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Pumpkin Honey Butter

In early September there is a noticeable shift in the air. Football season kicks off, the days get shorter, and leaves begin to change. Here in the South the temperature might stay in the nineties but it's unmistakable. Fall has arrived. And with fall, pumpkin spiced everything floods our kitchens. This Pumpkin Honey butter is one of the most simple recipes you will ever use but it makes a huge difference to any meal. It is the perfect spread to melt over a hot, freshly baked biscuit or to spread on a piece of crisp toast. The creamy, unmistakable flavor, highlighted by the sweet tang of our Orange Blossom honey makes for the perfect welcome to our favorite season. Ingredients...

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Rosemary Honey Turkey

There is nothing like a beautiful Thanksgiving turkey to make you feel like you're home. Our Southern Wildflower Honey pairs perfectly with turkey or other poultry and when combined with the strong flavor of rosemary it creates a perfect blend of sweet and savory for your holiday meal. Every year our family gathers around the table to remember all that we are grateful for and we hope you join us with this family recipe from our house to yours. Ingredients: 18 pound whole turkey Stuffing according to your favorite recipe 8 Sprigs of fresh rosemary 1/2 cup butter 1/4 cup Southern Wildflower Honey Salt and pepper to taste Instructions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Remove leaves from four of...

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