Classic City Bee Company Recipes — thanksgiving RSS



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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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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Honey Sweetened Cranberry Sauce

This simple recipe is a sweet addition to your holiday table. Sweetened with natural honey as opposed to refined sugars or syrups, this new take on an old classic is a healthier alternative to satisfy your sweet tooth during a holiday feast. Ingredients: 4 cups raw cranberries 2 cups water 1 3/4 cups Southern Wildflower Honey Instructions: In a large saucepan, combine water and honey. Bring to a boil while stirring. Boil rapidly for 5 minutes. Add the cranberries, and return to a boil. Let boil, uncovered, over high heat for 10-15 minutes or till skins pop. For a thicker sauce, cook a little longer. Remove from heat, and serve warm or chilled. Makes about 4-5 cups, depending on how long...

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