Welcome to Mise en Place, a journey of culinary delight where anything can happen. Based on the Colorado Department of Agriculture’s list of food by month, KRCC takes a look at farmers, chefs, and fodder, all with a Centennial State bent. Each month, the state’s agriculture department highlights a commodity and provides a recipe using that product. We take it a step further.

When I found out that this month’s featured product was honey, I knew there was only one place I could turn. Donna Hartley and her husband John own Black Forest Honey. Donna has spent some time on KRCC weaving sticky sweet tales of honey bee adventures. So I decided to ask her…just where do the bees go in wintertime? Take a listen:

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Here’s more from Donna regarding her bees:

Commentary: Preparing Bees for Winter (from Western Skies)

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The Bear and the Honeybee, and The Honeybee and Colors

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The Swarm

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Donna also shared some of her bee stories for the Citizen Report:

Musings of a Mad Beekeeper
Continued Musings of a Mad Beekeeper

Click below for a recipe for Honey Smoothies from the Colorado Department of Agriculture.

Colorado Honey Smoothies
Chef Jason K. Morse, C.E.C., Valley Country Club, Aurora, Colo.

1 Cup Lowfat Vanilla Yogurt
1/2 Cup Vanilla Soy Milk
1 ea. Banana, sliced
2 Tbsp. Colorado Honey
Dash Cinnamon

Place all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth. Enjoy Cold.

 

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