In honor of this sweet celebration, here are three things you may not know about bees and honey, along with some of our favorite honey recipes:
- Bee pollen, known to relieve allergies and boost energy, is considered to be the most nutritious food on the planet.
- Bakers can use honey as a sugar substitute, but it’s sweeter and contains more water, so adjust the recipe with that in mind.
- Honey can outlast the shelf life of Twinkies – it never spoils (and doesn’t need to be refrigerated, either). In fact, honey found in King Tut’s tomb in the 1920s was still edible.
You still have a few days to honor honey – so here are a few recipes sweetened with this tasty treat:
What foods or drinks do you prefer to sweeten with honey instead of sugar?