Honey Crafting: From Delicious Honey Butter to Healing Salves, Projects for Your Home Straight from the Hive

Honey Crafting: From Delicious Honey Butter to Healing Salves, Projects for Your Home Straight from the Hive

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From hive to home!

From the satisfying taste of fresh honey butter to the blissful aroma of a beeswax candle, Honey Crafting celebrates everything the hive has to offer. Inside, you'll find a variety of sweet crafts for around the home, including Molded Beeswax Ornaments, Oatmeal and Honey Scrub Bar, Honey Gorgonzola Toasts, and Cocoa Lavender Lip Balm. Whether you're interested in creating delicious meals that highlight honey's robust taste, developing all-natural beauty products, or preparing home remedies that will soothe any ailment, this book makes it easy for anyone to savor the simple pleasures that come from harvesting the golden nectar.

With step-by-step instructions and plenty of buzz-worthy wisdom, Honey Crafting will help you sweeten up your day with all the goodness that honeybees bring.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781440557552
Publisher: Adams Media
Publication date: 05/18/2013
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 160
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Leeann Coleman operates Lee's Bees NJ, selling her honey and beeswax products to people all over the world. She is an all-natural beekeeper and organic gardener who owns Silver Spring Farm in New Jersey. Leeann is an officer in the Sussex County branch of the New Jersey Beekeepers Association. Learn more at http://silverspringfarm.org, and find her products at www.leesbeesnj.etsy.com.

Jayne Barnes is a beekeeper, soap maker, and beeswax crafter who runs Honeyrun Farm near Williamsport, Ohio. Together with her husband Isaac, they raise three children, keep 250 hives of bees, and produce seasonal raw honey, infused honey, cold-processed soap, and beeswax candles. Jayne is always inspired by the many versatile uses of honey and beeswax, and blogs about her experiences at www.honeyrunfarm.blogspot.com.

Table of Contents

Introduction 6

Honey Crafting for the Home 9

Introduction 10

Supplies and Safety 12

Container Beeswax Candle 16

Beeswax Lantern 20

Hand-Dipped Beeswax Candle 22

Molded Beeswax Ornaments 24

Rolled Tapered Beeswax Candle 26

Square-Shaped Rolled Candle 28

Cookie-Cutter Candle 30

Making Your Own Wax Sheets 32

Honey Crafting for the Body 35

Introduction 36

Supplies and Safety 38

Castile Soap 45

Chamomile Castile Soap 48

Honey Castile Soap 50

Balsam and Basil Soap 52

Gardeners Scrub Bar 53

Oatmeal and Honey Scrub Bar 56

Liquid Soap 58

Basic Lip Balm 61

Moisturizing Lip Balm 62

Cocoa Lavender Lip Balm 63

Fennel Lip Balm 65

Mandarin Clove Lip Balm 67

Basic Hand and Body Cream 69

Lavender Hand and Body Cream 71

Green Tea Hand and Body Cream 72

Lemon Mint Hand and Body Cream 73

Basic Skin Scrub 74

Peppermint and Orange Scrub 75

Chai Tea Body Scrub 77

Sugar Facial Scrub with Honey 78

Herbal Healing Salve 80

Sunburn Salve 81

Vapor Salve 82

Heart-Healthy Hawthorn Syrup 83

Cinnamon Echinacea Cold Syrup 85

Honey Crafting for the Kitchen 87

Introduction 88

Infusions 90

Cinnamon Honey 91

Chili-Infused Honey 92

Ginger-Infused Honey 93

Garlic-Infused Honey 94

Savory 95

Honey-Orange Beets 96

Honey-Glazed Filet Mignon 97

Glazed Turnips 98

Soy and Honey Roasted Black Cod 99

Spiced Mixed Nuts 100

Honey Mustard Pork Chops 102

Classic Steakhouse Salad 103

Creamy Cabbage Spring Rolls 104

Goose Braised with Citrus and Honey 106

Honey Gorgonzola Toasts 107

Honey Mustard Turkey Tenderloins 108

Melted Cheese Rolls 109

Lemon-Honey Shrimp with Prosciutto 110

Sweet and Spicy Carrots 112

Glazed Ham and Fruit Tartlets 113

Honey Chili Chicken 114

Raspberry Vinaigrette 115

Honey Mustard Dressing 116

Sweet 117

Sweet Honeyed Polenta 118

Cinnamon Honey Butter 119

Persimmon Split in Warm Honey Sauce 120

Honeyed Figs on Warm Pita 121

Easy Homemade Graham Crackers 122

Honey Oat Bran Bars 123

Struffoli 124

Honey Balls 126

Honey Raisin Bars 127

Baklava 128

Lebkuchen 130

Nut Butter and Honey on Whole Grain 131

Date-Almond Tart 132

Berry Fruit Dip 133

Honey Almond Cream Cheese Dip 134

Oatmeal Peanut Butter and Honey Cookies 135

Pumpkin Puff Pie 136

Honey Swirled Pear Gelato 137

Lavender Honey Ice Cream 138

Mocha Chai Punch 139

Homemade Honey Lemonade 140

Appendix A Resources 141

Appendix B Tips on Beekeeping 143

Index 150

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