A friend driving through town from Oregon stopped by for the night a few weeks back. Just before leaving, she pulled from her car a golden jar of raw, locally raised honey and my heart skipped a beat. Honey, nature’s natural sweetener, is beautiful. It lends mild, earthy sweetness to just about everything from entrees to desserts, and is even the sweetener of choice for sugar-avoiding Paleo eaters. It’s no wonder why. Honey is filled with nutrients and flavor, a win-win for anyone looking to make every bite worthwhile.
Try these 12 recipes and discover gorgeous, new ways to drizzle, bake, and cook with honey. You’ll be so glad you did.[collection type=’slideshow’ style=’classic’]