What Makes Fireweed Honey So Popular?

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by | Friday, November 6, 2020 |

A Dark & Rich Honey Flavor Even as we enter into the chilly month of November, Anna’s Honey is seeing more and more people discover and enjoy different varietals of honey. Gourmet honey has always been terrific for baking, breakfast, and as a delicious sweet treat, but recently, one honey varietal has seen a surge of interest. The honey varietal is Fireweed Honey and has several special qualities to make it an Anna’s Honey favorite. Fireweed Honey is made from nectar specially gathered from...

How Much is Too Much Honey?

by | Wednesday, October 28, 2020 |

How Much Honey Is Too Much? With different sizes, shapes, and varietals, sometimes it can be hard to know how much honey to buy at a time. One large mason jar of Clover Honey offers three times the amount from a plastic bear bottle, but how much honey is enough? The first thing to remember is honey has a remarkably long shelf life. Even in large quantities, bacteria cannot grow on honey, making it safe to eat even after a long passage of time. What Happens if Honey Sits for Too Long?...

Raw Honey, Pasteurized Honey, & Anna’s Honey

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by | Wednesday, October 14, 2020 |

The Anna's Honey Difference To make gourmet honey, Anna’s Honey must take many precautions and steps. Beekeepers must treat the bees with the best practices for keeping them happy and healthy. High-quality honey can only be produced by strong colonies of bees. Carefully tending to them is the highest priority. Anna’s Clover, Blackberry, and Fireweed Honey are single-origin varietals, meaning the bees gather the majority of nectar from these plants to make their honey. Anna’s Wildflower Honey...

Should I Add Honey to My Coffee?

by | Wednesday, October 7, 2020 |

Finding the Right Kind of Honey Adding honey to tea is a delicious way to sweeten a favorite drink and has been for years. Honey is a sweetener that occurs naturally in nature and can be substituted for sugar in almost any recipe. Despite this, adding honey to coffee is uncommon and isn’t often tried or discussed. The reason for this may have to do with the flavors of honey. Depending on what type of flower a bee pollinates, the honey itself takes on a different flavor. Anna’s Honey offers...

Honey & Tea Pairing Guide

by | Tuesday, September 29, 2020 |

Enjoy the Fall With Warm Tea The cozy autumn season has begun. Up in the Pacific Northwest, the hot summer weather is gone, replaced with a steady, cool breeze. When staying warm is something to consider, it is a good idea to have a hot tea on-hand. As honey lovers, we love to add honey to our tea. Best of all, Anna’s Honey comes in many honey varietals for a diversity of flavor. For the best-flavored tea, certain kinds of honey pair well with specific tea. For an idea of where to start, we...