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Perplexed by Honey, am I doing this wrong?

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My honey has crystalized- what do I do with it now? & Why did this happen?

I started storing my honey on a ledge in my kitchen that is near a window this past summer.- is this the culprit? Are there storage specifications that I missed?

It does take me a while to go through a jar....Has it gone bad?can it be used if heated or is it all a lost cause?

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  1. Don't worry about it, it's still good.

    Just heat it up with a water bath or in the microwave.

    1. Not to worry--often happens to me, especially when the weather cools down. As zfalcon said, just use the microwave or place in a pan of simmering water. If you use the microwave, though, be careful. It can go to boiling pretty quickly. Nuke for a smallish amount of time, then nuke for a bit more if necessary.