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Honey crystallizes quickest at 14C (57F). Above this temperature the rate of crystallization decreases until by 32C (90F) it will stay runny. Similarly, below 14C the rate of crystallization decreases until by 0C (32F) it will be frozen solid and no crystallization can occur. You might deduce then that keeping it warm is best but this results in an ...


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Effectively what's happening is that the outer crust is forming before the inside has finished rising. This is the exact reason with a yeast bread that you would slice the loaf before baking, so that we can control how the crust breaks. (as it wouldn't break on its own, it's too strong). In the case of a cake or quick bread, you don't have gluten, so ...


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This is most likely referring to honey processed without any heating, often simply called raw honey, or possibly cold-extracted or cold-processed. It likely has more flavor and color preserved than commercially-processed honey (which uses plenty of heat), but it may not be much different from gently heated honey. It's not actually cold (honey flows really ...


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There are, or were, supermarkets which stock multiple distinctly different honeys. The one I went to about a decade ago made a point of having a range available; I grew very fond of sage honey, for example. If you check farmers' markets you should be able to find "wildflower" honey (ie, whatever the bees happened to gather, possibly blended from multiple ...


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It's ALL different from year to year - from season to season from area to area. Honey is nectar that has been converted to an invert sugar by the bees. Then moisture removed to < 18%, then sealed with wax over the comb. The flavors and quality depend 100% on where the bees are collecting the nectar. I have found no difference in the type of bee, however. ...


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Clover is generic in the US, there are other very cool varieties but they might not be as easy to find. Grocery store clover honey is pretty much a commodity, I buy 5 pound bottles of Sue Bee Clover Honey, made in Iowa, for less than $15. Watch for phonies: How to tell if it is honey, super filtered honey, or corn syrup? Wildflower and Orange Blossom are ...



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