Honey Lovers Unite!

Honeybee Pollinating a Flower. Photo: National Honey Board.

Honey Lovers Unite!

Food & Drink

Honey Lovers Unite!

We love honey at The Food Channel and the fact it’s National “I Love Honey Day” gives us the perfect reason to extoll its virtues (and provide some delicious recipes, below).

The ancient Greeks and Romans believed honey was nectar for the gods. According to the National Honey Board an 8,000 year-old cave drawing illustrates the harvest of honey. Today, it’s a popular ingredient and topping for some of our favorite foods.

One-third of the U.S. diet is derived from insect-pollinated plants. Honeybees account for about 80 percent of that. Which is why the National Honey Board allocates 5 percent of its projected revenue each year to bee-health research.

To sweeten National I Love Honey Day, our friends from the National Honey Board have provided four scrumptious recipes for your cooking enjoyment!

More

22hr

This delicious Millionaire Pear looks great in a martini glass, champagne flute or cocktail glass, especially with the sparkle of the (…)

22hr

With the arctic blast across much of the U.S. this weekend, this recipe for Chocolate Caliente seems especially appropriate. This (…)

2d

This recipe for authentic Bean Tamales is one in a series we’re featuring from the chefs at La Palomilla Bed and Breakfast. Located in (…)

More TFC
Home
%d bloggers like this: