How To Host A Honey Tasting Party

by | Wednesday, November 7, 2018 |

Why should wine enthusiasts get to have all the fun? Celebrate the distinctive tastes of honey by setting up a honey flight and hosting a honey tasting party for your friends. Choose Your Honey You’ll want to focus on 3 or 4 different honey varietals. Decide if you want guests to cleanse their palate between tastings using wine, coffee, tea or water. Presentation Pour each flavor of honey into its own ramekin or small serving bowl. Each guest can either have their own honey flight or you could...

Fun Facts About Candy Corn

by | Tuesday, October 16, 2018 |

Did you know that there is a National Candy Corn Day? It’s observed on October 30th. Did you know that the popular Halloween treat is often made with honey? It is. Even the candy-company-we-shall-not-name-that-starts-with-the-letter-B advertises that fact proudly on their packaging. These tasty holiday treats come in the shape of corn kernels. The base of this triangular-shaped confection is yellow, the middle is orange and the pointy tip is white. Curious about how these treats came to be?...

5 Rosh Hashanah Honey Cake Recipes

by | Tuesday, September 4, 2018 |

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, is traditionally celebrated by consuming many different kinds of sweet foods. For example, it is a common custom to dip foods such as challah and apples in honey. Why? The sweet tastes represent the good fortune that is desired in the coming year. Challah is a Jewish braided bread that is made with eggs. Curious about how to make your own challah? Check out this popular Challah recipe, video instructions are included. Or watch a video on all the beautiful...

5 Easy Ways You Can Help Honey Bees

by | Wednesday, August 8, 2018 |

If you love bees as much as we do here at Anna's Honey, you want to know how you can help protect them. Are you starting to wonder, "How do honey bees impact my daily life?" The answer is, pretty significantly. The National Honey Board reports that, "about one-third of the U.S. diet is derived from insect-pollinated plants and honey bees are responsible for an impressive 80 percent of that process."Take a look at the list below and pick one action that will help the honey bees today! Plant a...

How To Make Honey Syrup For Cocktails

by | Thursday, July 12, 2018 |

What is in honey syrup? Honey syrup is simple. It consists of two ingredients. Honey and water. How do I make honey syrup? To make honey syrup, combine honey and hot water in a small bowl. Stir until the honey completely dissolves. If your recipe doesn’t provided detailed measurements or instructions regarding the honey syrup, keep the ratio of honey to water 1:1. For added sweetness use a 2:1 or 3:1 ratio. What type of honey varietal should I use? Clover, unless the recipe you are following...