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Honey Tips

What's all the buzz about honey?

This sweet delicious treat is versatile in its uses. From cooking to allergy remedies, local honey has you covered! 

Did You Know

You Can Use Honey in Your Bakes and Cakes

Cakes made from a mix will be more moist and less crumbly if you add 2 tablespoons of honey to batter. Just reduce the baking temperature by 25 degrees to prevent over-browning. 

Use honey in half the amount of sugar in a recipe. That is, if a cup of sugar is listed, use a half cup of honey to provide the same degree of sweetening. 

Honey Can Help Your Pets

Pets can have allergies too! Consult your veterinarian to see if honey will help them. 

View our latest honey recipes!

Blueberry Honey Scones


  • 4 ounces Blueberries—fresh or frozen
  • 4 tbsp. raw honey
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 8 tbsp. cold unsalted butter
  • 2 cups AP Flour
  • 1 tbsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 large egg (chilled)


  1. To begin, preheat your oven to 350°F. In a large bowl add the flour, baking powder and salt together in a bowl.
  2. In another small bowl add the egg, honey, vanilla, and heavy cream. Use a whisk or fork to blend them together well.
  3. Add the cold butter (cubed) to the flour mixture. Use a pastry cutter to incorporate the butter into the dough.
  4. Pour the egg mixture over the dry ingredients in the bowl. Add the blueberries too. Using a light touch, gently mix the ingredients together until all of the dry flour is incorporated.
  5. Using a large spoon, Turn the scone dough out on a lightly floured surface and gently shape them. into biscuits about 1” thick.
  6. Use a pastry brush to lightly coat the top of each scone with a bit of heavy cream. Bake in the oven for 30 minutes or until lightly brown on the outside and an inserted toothpick comes out clean. Add a light honey drizzle.
Roasted Brown Butter Honey Garlic Carrots


  • 2 pounds large carrots cut into 2 inch pieces (baby carrots will also work)
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3 Tablespoons honey
  • 2 garlic cloves chopped
  • salt and pepper
  • parsley chopped for garnish


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. In a medium saucepan add the butter and cook over medium-high heat. Continue to whisk for a few minutes until the butter starts to become frothy and brown. Add the honey and garlic and remove from heat.
  2. In a large bowl add the carrots and drizzle the sauce on top. Toss until coated and spread evenly on a large baking sheet.
  3. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until carrots are tender. (see note) Transfer to a serving dish and garnish with parsley. Serve immediately.

** I like to cover with foil for the first 10 minutes and then remove and let roast and brown for the last 10 minutes.

Recipe Credit: Alyssa Rivers

Honey Pecan Chicken



  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon of cooking oil
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper


Marinate 2 chicken breasts in 1 1/2 cups of buttermilk for one hour. Dredge chicken in 1 cup of flour, seasoned with 1 teaspoon of garlic powder, 1 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon of cayenne pepper. Brown the chicken in oil only. The chicken will finish cooking in the oven. Meanwhile, combine the butter, honey, and 1/4 teaspoon of cayenne. Then mix in 1/2 cup of chopped pecans. Pour honey mixture over chicken and bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.


Honey Roasted Sweet Potatoes



  • 2 large sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Ground cinnamon


Peel and cube 2 large sweet potatoes. Toss them in 1/2 cup honey and 1/4 cup olive oil. Place on baking sheet and cook 25-30 minutes at 375. Remove from oven to dust with cinnamon and drizzle more honey to serve.


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