December 18 is National “I Love Honey” Day

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National “I Love Honey” Day

Five Food Finds about Honey

  • Greeks and Roman referred to honey as a food fit for the gods.
  • A honey wine was developed, and largely consumed by many. Its given name was mead.
  • Honey was so in demand in the eleventh century that it was a stipulation for German peasants to offer their feudal lords payment in honey and beeswax.
  • Have allergies? Take a teaspoon a day of a honey made from the region where you reside and it will aid in developing resistance to pollen thereby reducing your allergies.
  • Have chapped lips? Apply honey!


Today’s Food History

1829 Jean-Baptiste-Pierre-Antoine de Monet, Chevalier de Lamarck died. A French naturalist, he believed in the inheritance of acquired traits. He was the first to draw an evolutionary diagram. Some of his ideas influenced Darwin.

1965‘Taste Of Honey’ by Herb Alpert & Tijuana Brass is #1 on…

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15 Day’s Til Christmas – Time To Make Your Homemade Liqueur’s

Town & Country Gardening

It’s just plain old cold for Southwest Oklahoma. It is 5 degrees this morning. Grass for our small herd of longhorn cows is getting to be in short supply. It’s almost a daily chore to keep fresh clean bedding and litter for the cows, horse, donkey and chickens.

Thank goodness we have a small pond other wise I would be breaking ice in their water tank twice a day so the livestock can have access to fresh water.

My long range 14 day weather forecast is calling for continued very cold weather, but, it looks like we will have another dry snow-less Christmas in southwest OK.

After I get past Christmas and New Years holiday’s it will be time to start look at late winter and spring gardening projects that need doing.
But for now it’s time to make sweet holiday liqueur.

Homemade Liqueur you will need a bottle of…

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