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Feb 14, 2014 03:20 PM

Honey by any other name

What are some of your favorite meal ideas that include using honey?

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  1. It pairs nicely with orange and chilies in a glaze for meat or poultry.

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    1. I prefer honey in desserts or baked goods.
      Baklava would be my favorite!! Honey cake is popular at rosh hashanah but i haven't made one myself.

      I made a great breakfast smoothie the other day with rehydrated figs (4), unsweetened vanilla almond milk, plain greek yogurt, and honey to sweeten.

      I use honey as part of the "glue" when making homemade granola bars, and for baked oatmeal.

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      1. re: Ttrockwood

        Honey is wonderful on baked fresh figs, with blue cheese.
        Honey by another name is miel (Spanish).

        1. re: Veggo

          Ahhh- i LOVE anything fig!!

          Sabes el pan de higo con alemendras?? Es mi favorito en el mundo..... Con un pocito de miel tambien!
          Como eso:

          1. re: Ttrockwood

            Parece sabroso por seguro! I especially like almendros (almonds) which were the fastest growing tree to recover the canopy in Cozumel that was lost in hurricane Wilma.

            1. re: Veggo

              nice to know they do so well after devastation

              1. re: sylvan

                Indeed, and they are wonderful shade trees and home to birds. The banyans are much slower to recover.

          2. re: Veggo

            I also like honey with most aged sheep and goat cheeses.

        2. cyser,mead, and tea....all beverages....

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          1. re: Raffles

            and honey ice cream, homemade and hand cranked

          2. I made a Lebanese ground meat and bulgur dish that had a little honey. It was terrific.

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            1. re: magiesmom

              that reminds me of a gyros-type recipe using ground beef, raisons and honey, put in pita, then top with Tzatziki sauce of cucumber and sour cream

            2. It's a must-have on cornbread, and that's most often a side for chili soup here.

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              1. re: MidwesternerTT

                Yes, we make honey-butter for our cornbread w/chili.

                1. re: Jerseygirl111

                  Honey butter!! I used to live near a bagel shop with honey was perfect on a warm cinnamon raisin.