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FYI, Honey Is Basically Bee Vomit

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 03.14.2017 | Taste

Bees make honey. For many of us, that’s the extent of our honey knowledge. The thing is, there’s something you should know: honey is made from reg...

Tips If You're Visiting Greece

Chris Semertzidis | Posted 02.15.2017 | Travel
Chris Semertzidis

1. Learning to Love a Malaka.

All spice Christmas cake with vanilla cashew cream

Mira Manek | Posted 12.16.2016 | Taste
Mira Manek

Cosy, colourful decor is just as important as bringing those sweet spices to life in a Christmas cake, and this enticing cake does both! It is soft, m...

Graceful Feet - Sticky Fingers: The Gold Nectar of the Opera House.

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 11.13.2016 | Taste
Sidonie Sawyer

Honey Bees. The Paris Opera House, the Palais Garnier, is a proud producer of its own honey, thanks to a few bee houses of its very own historical ro...

The Deforestation-Free Diet

Justin Adams | Posted 11.08.2016 | Green
Justin Adams

By Justin Adams, Global Managing Director of Lands at The Nature Conservancy As many people in the western world pay closer attention to what goes in...

More Bad News for Honey as U.S. Seeks to Get Handle on Glyphosate Residues in Food

Carey Gillam | Posted 11.03.2016 | Green
Carey Gillam

Testing for residues of an herbicide developed by Monsanto Co. that has been linked to cancer has turned up high levels in honey from the key farm sta...

What We're Drinking this Fall: Honey-Based Spirits

Modern Farmer | Posted 10.12.2016 | Taste
Modern Farmer

Alcohol, at its most basic, can be characterized as the alchemy between yeast and sugar--an ingredient honey delivers in droves.

Honey Recipes That'll Remind You How Important Our Bees Are

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 10.12.2016 | Taste

You have to really want something to be willing to stick your hand in a nest that’s swarming with stinging bees. Clearly, we humans feel that way ab...

Bee Expert Dr. Reese Halter Explains Why They Are So Important To Humans And What We Can Do To Save This Endangered Species

Claire Fordham | Posted 07.19.2016 | Green
Claire Fordham

Next time a bee invades your personal space while enjoying a picnic or barbecue, think twice before you swat it. It's an endangered species. And if the bee population dies out, as many experts fear they might, humans will also become an endangered species.

Make Da Honey. Right Now.

Laura Lowery | Posted 06.24.2016 | Women
Laura Lowery

This is my life. Right now. This ferry ride. This eight o'clock solstice sun on the evening before dad's surgery to have a catheter placed for kidney...

5 Alternative Sweeteners For Your Smoothies

Jessi Andricks | Posted 06.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Jessi Andricks

Sugar is one of the most talked about foods in both the healthy and not-so-healthy food worlds. Sugar is made from the sugar cane plant and is a natur...

8 Remedies for Minor Pet Emergencies

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 06.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

1. Problem: Nail injury. Dogs and cats can slice up their nails in a variety of ways -- everything from a too-close nail trim that nicks the quick, t...

Benefits of Lemon Tea

Justina Elumeze | Posted 05.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Justina Elumeze

Contrary to popular belief, there are things in this world that have long been existing prior to any 'celebrities' discovery of them. To illustrate, ...

Skip The Peanut Butter And Eat This Pantry Staple Instead

Bon Appetit | Posted 02.19.2017 | Taste
Bon Appetit

Credit: Elyssa Goldberg Somewhere between hoovering a brisket banh mi, people-watching, and wiping chocolate chunk cookie crumbs off of our clothes...

Meet The Bee Keepers

Eileen Gordon Chiarello | Posted 02.11.2017 | Taste
Eileen Gordon Chiarello

For the respect inherent in their work, the dedication to preserving and rebuilding resilient local communities, and their open willingness to teach others and spread their craft, these beekeepers are truly the bee's knees.

SOS Chefs: The Most Interesting Shop In New York Sells Spices, Teas & Honey Of The Highest Quality

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 02.02.2017 | New York
Jesse Kornbluth

Atef and Adam started SOS Chefs in 1996 to provide top-quality spices, oils, grains and more to professional chefs. They added civilians a few years later.

Brighten Up Your Day With A Lemon Smoothie

Food Fanatic | Posted 02.01.2017 | Taste
Food Fanatic

This lemon smoothie is sunshine in a bottle! It's a healthy way to jolt yourself awake on a dreary morning.

And The Bees Made More Than Just Honey

Neil Zevnik | Posted 01.15.2017 | Green
Neil Zevnik

Honey bees have been working their alchemical magic for over 8,000 years, transforming flower nectar into the sweetness that is honey. Since ancient times, that syrupy goodness has been used for culinary, medicinal, and spiritual purposes across a broad swath of cultures worldwide.

Why We Were Sweet on Sugar Alternatives in 2015

Epicurious | Posted 12.22.2016 | Taste

In response to the increasing demand for alternatives to refined white sugar, unrefined sweeteners have become commonplace on grocery shelves. But this year, the conversation shifted in a way I can totally get behind: we started focusing on these sugar alternatives for flavor.

Honey Butter Chips: Your New Favorite Salty And Sweet Dessert

Ali Rosen | Posted 12.07.2016 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Salty and sweet desserts create the perfect combination. But the next best thing is having something easy to make. We went to Oiji to get their take on honey butter chips, a dessert that will have everyone reaching for more.

Nina and the Dancing Bees

Marilyn Harding | Posted 11.30.2016 | Women
Marilyn Harding

Witnessing this robust yet intricate system brings light to the plight of the bees and ourselves unless we adjust our human-centric perspective to one of stewardship. The world does not revolve around the human being.

5 Reasons Erykah Badu Is Everyone's Kindred Spirit

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 11.25.2015 | Black Voices

This post is part of a weekly series celebrating #ThrowbackThursday with reflections of our favorite childhood memories, past pop culture moments and ...

Honey Isn't Any 'Healthier' Than Corn Syrup

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 09.17.2015 | Healthy Living

You may think you're making a healthy swap when you choose honey or even regular cane sugar over corn syrup. But you're not. Honey has basically the s...

Meatless Monday: Jewish Veg Offers a Sweet Start to the New Year

Ellen Kanner | Posted 09.14.2016 | Green
Ellen Kanner

The key is choosing how to best express it. It doesn't come from brisket. It comes from us. That's what we bring to the table. A meal that causes no harm to others only furthers that love.

Jewish Beekeepers Sweeten Rosh Hashanah, New Year Holiday

Religion News Service | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.13.2015 | Religion

(RNS) Sabrina Malach acknowledges that she once felt some “Jewish guilt” about her honeybees. “Are we stealing from them?” she had asked herse...