The Backyard Beekeeper's Honey Handbook

The Backyard Beekeeper's Honey Handbook

A Guide To Creating, Harvesting, And Cooking With Natural Honeys

Book - 2012
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In The Backyard Beekeeper's Honey Handbook , seasoned expert, Kim Flottum explains the process of moving honey from beehive to honey house and how to reveal and extract it so none of the finer aromas, tastes, or colors are bruised, burned, or broken. You'll learn which crops produce the best tasting honey and which to avoid. It also provides instructions for careful, considerate storing, and focuses on the best ways to produce, harvest, and use the honey.

Unlike the harsh industrial methods used by beekeepers who harvest a season's blend just once a year, The Backyard Beekeeper's Honey Handbook is idea for those who want to follow a simpler path to create an unforgettable product. You'll be introduced to the amazing varieties of honey and be provided with a detailed illustrated guide to honey plants along with their bloom dates and honey flows.

The full-color, stunning photographs illustrate and exalt the process. This book will hel you create an amazing honey crop. You'll find dozens of delicious, healthy recipes featuring artisan and varietal honey for both sweet and savory dishes. The recipes range from dips to dressings to salads and vegetables to entrees and desserts featuring your own honey.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Crestline, c2012.
ISBN: 9780785829171
Branch Call Number: 638.1 FLO
Characteristics: 168 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Alternative Title: Honey handbook


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Feb 23, 2015

what a great book! Lots of info for the aspiring beekeeper as well for more experienced ones plus a glimpse into the commercial end of things, highly recommended

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