Holiday Honeycomb Cheese Board

This Holiday Honeycomb Cheese Board is fun and festive but most of all, it’s delicious.  For a Christmas theme, we’re sourcing the most divine red and green accouterment to build a charcuterie, cheese board featuring our Raw Acacia Honeycomb.  Save some for Santa – you’ll bee the favorite stop on his sleigh ride. All the Cheese Start with your favorite cheese.  Right…

Ted’s Favorite Honeycomb Platter How To

People ask us all the time, “What do you do with Honeycomb?” Well, you eat it. The best way to eat it- and my favorite- is to make this honeycomb platter.  It’s going to be beautiful, it’s going to be healthy, and it’s going to help you win the party. So you start with the…

Acacia Honeycomb and Buttermilk Biscuits

Most Southern folk are raised eating biscuits for breakfast. Recently, with the rise of the Slow Food movement and the emergence of the Southern chef, variations on this culinary staple are numerous. No matter how gourmet or avant-garde New South restauranteurs try to make the biscuit it still does and will always have only three…

Savannah Bee Acacia Honeycombjito

The Savannah Bee Acacia Honeycombjito is our special twist on the very popular Cuban cocktail, the Mojito. As Spring begins to settle in here in Savannah, GA, music fills the air and the patios and decks of cafes and bars fill up with people seeking to enjoy the beautiful weather. It is the perfect time to…

Honeycomb Filled Easter Chocolates

These sweet treats are easy to make and hard to resist. Honeycomb Filled Chocolates are perfect for any special occasion. I made these beauties especially for Easter but the great thing about this base recipe is that it is incredibly adaptive and flexible. Prepare your mold by lightly buttering each cup. I used this Sweet…

Available October First – Acacia Honeycomb Jars!

Available Now, Raw Acacia Honeycomb Jars! This post was written just before the release of this incredible product in the fall of 2015. Savannah Bee honeycomb jars are back and better than ever! We’ve brought back a top-selling honey product after five years. This time, it is an Acacia honeycomb, suspended in a hexagonal jar, filled with…

Beginning Beekeeping Series #5: Building A Honeycomb Frame

Greetings from Savannah Bee! When you decide to purchase components for your beehive, if you have a Langstroth hive, your list will definitely include honeycomb frames. Your honey bees will eventually fill these honeycomb frames with delicious honeycomb and honey!  Your honeycomb frames are designed to fit perfectly into your bee boxes (aka – supers). Once…

Biscuits and Bee Bread Honeycomb

Biscuits need no introduction. Comfort food of the South, flaky and buttery, biscuits are easy to incorporate into almost any meal. My favorite way to serve them is topped with bee bread honeycomb. Bee bread is nothing like it sounds: it’s simply pollen and nectar that bees have deposited directly into the cells of the…

Raw Honeycomb with Bee Bread

Bee Bread is really the term for pollen that has made it into the beehive, been mixed with nectar to sweeten and preserve it and packed down into the individual honeycomb cells for storage. Some people think the bees collect the pollen to make honey, which they actually make from the nectar of a flower,…

Sneak Peek: Acacia Honeycomb – Coming Soon!

Available Now, Raw Acacia Honeycomb! This post was written just before the original release of this product in the fall of 2015. Savannah Bee Acacia honey has been a customer and staff favorite for many years. Acacia honey is prized around the globe for its delicate sweetness and its outstanding clarity. Pure Acacia honey is considered…

Yellow Star Thistle Honeycomb Rounds

Every year toward the end of October we receive our harvest of Yellow Star Thistle Honeycomb Rounds. This harvest is always a little bittersweet around Savannah Bee. Yellow Star Thistle Honeycomb Rounds signify the very end of the honey production season but, at the same time, the are one of our most popular and highly…

What is Honeycomb?

What is honeycomb? Honeycomb is a cluster of repeating hexagonal beeswax cells that fill the interior of a  honey bee beehive. While adequate, this definition raises more questions than it actually answers. Let’s take a closer look at this miraculous substance and its ingenious design! Why the hexagon? Honeybees are not unique in their selection of…