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Bee Relaxed

It’s been in the news for months, but no one is quite sure why or where the bees are going.

Portuguese Honey Bread

We like to bake this lightly spiced bread, filled with bits of flavorful candied fruit, in small loaves— perfect for gift-giving.
December 2006

Salted-Almond Honey Wafers

These golden-brown cookies sprinkled with flaky sea salt contrast nicely with the sweetness of the glaze on the blancmange.
November 2005

Honey Cake

Honey cake is often served during Rosh Hashanah because honey symbolizes wishes for "sweet" things to come. The cake becomes moister and its flavors deepen a day or two after it's made.
September 2003

Biscotti Quadrati al Miele e alle Noci (Honey Nut Squares)

Honey and cream suspend almonds, hazelnuts, and pine nuts in a gorgeous, glossy candied topping on a buttery crust.
March 2003

Creamed-Honey Ice Cream

In this recipe we call for creamed honey, another name for the crystallized, or non-liquid, form of this sweetener.
February 1999

Sesame Honey Lace Cookies

June 1998