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Tupelo Honey Royal Jelly Body Butter

Our very popular line of Royal Jelly Body Butter just got better! We at Savannah Bee Company are proud to present Tupelo Honey Royal Jelly Body Butter. Made with the same luxurious formula you’ve come to love and the tempting scents you’ve come to crave, Tupelo Honey Body Butter fits right in alongside our Original…

Savannah Honey Flan

Flan is an open tart cooked in a mold, turned out, and served chilled. While this Medieval dessert can be made with either sweet or savory ingredients, the most common flan topping is caramel. This season, I decided to try my hand at flan topped with honey— and I was not disappointed. With only a…

Some Like It Hot: Chili Pepper Mead with Wildflower Honey!

One of my most successful meads is a capsicumel or chili pepper mead made from Wildflower honey and jalapeno peppers. Capsicumel is a subcategory of metheglins or spiced meads. Metheglins add any manner of spices to the traditional mead ingredients of honey, water, and yeast. They require one additional simple step to the traditional mead…

Health Benefits of Honey: Top 10

If you know me even a little, you know that I’m borderline obsessed with honeybees and the benefits of honey.  With my honeybee tattoo, honeycomb necklace, and typically a savannah bee company t-shirt, you can usually find me chatting someone’s ears off about how cool bees are and all the wonderful gifts they offer.  I…

Beekeeping Basics – Harvesting Honey

Greetings from Savannah Bee! The practice of beekeeping is amazing and rewarding in so many ways. Having said that, I think most beekeepers will agree that harvesting honey is one of the most fun and exciting parts of the honeybee year. Harvesting honey is special because it is the time when we get to collect…

Honeybees in World Religions

At the College of Charleston, I am currently taking a class covering the major religions of the world.  In this class, I recently stumbled upon the concept of tabernacles, which are often beehive-shaped vessels in places of worship for several different religions and traditions. In most cases, a tabernacle is a place where sacred items are…

Baked Brie with Cranberries and Walnuts

As the holiday season approaches, a cache of easy appetizers can prove especially useful. This trusty recipe for Baked Brie is made even more irresistible with the addition of cranberries, walnuts, rosemary, and Savannah Bee Company’s Honey for Cheese. Yellow Star Thistle honey provides the perfect amount of tart sweetness to balance Brie’s buttery taste…

Harvesting Honey and Murphy’s Law

Recently I have decided that Murphy’s Law definitely applies to beekeeping and harvesting honey. Anything that can go wrong will go wrong. This is certainly true for the fall honey harvest of Savannah Bee Company’s educational Bee Garden honey. You may have seen some pictures recently on Facebook or Instagram of our newly harvested honey…

Honey Mustard and Panko Encrusted Salmon

We all know honey has tons of health benefits, and so does salmon. So why not have these two powerhouse foods together in one dish? I love pairing the tanginess of homemade honey mustard with flaky salmon and crumbly Panko. It’s sweet and savory and chock-full of antioxidants. I used Savannah Bee Company’s Tupelo Honey…

Beginning Beekeeping: Using Bee Escapes

Greetings from Savannah Bee! It is that time of year again, the end of the nectar season and the time for collecting honey! Now that you are ready to harvest your honey and honeycomb, what are the first steps? Harvesting honey is a very “hands on” sort of practice. Whenever we are close to the…

Palmetto Honey Energy Bites

The holiday season is almost upon us, and one can never be too prepared. These no-bake energy bites are ideal for those busy days when you need a quick snack  while roasting a turkey or baking cookies. Plus, a little dose of protein and fiber is always a good idea. Savannah Bee’s Palmetto honey is…

Killer Bee!

The creation of the killer bee began in 1956 when Brazilian Scientists attempted to breed African honeybees with European honeybees. Their goal was to create a honeybee that could produce honey at faster rates than the European honeybee. It is said that during this scientific process, some of the newly bred bees escaped the lab…