Mississippi on the Menu

Mississippi Sweet Honey

Eating locally produced honey has many health benefits including reducing allergies to local plants. The color and flavor of honey differ depending on the bees’ nectar source (the blossoms).  In general, lighter colored honeys are mild in flavor, while darker honeys are usually more robust in flavor.

Honey Make My Morning Muffins

1/2 cup milk

1/4 cup honey

1 egg, beaten

2 1/2 cups – buttermilk baking mix

In a medium bowl, combine milk, honey and beaten egg; mix well.  Add baking mix and stir until moistened. Spoon muffin mixture into greased muffin tins.
Bake at 400°F for 18 – 20 minutes.

Optional: Serve with delicious honey butter
1 pound butter, cut into chunks
1/4 cups honey
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Place the butter into a mixing bowl and beat at low speed.  Once butter is softened, increase speed to medium and add honey, cinnamon and vanilla.  Beat until well combined.  Spoon into storage container or mold and refrigerate until ready to serve.