for me Something about it maybe the author s presenting her fantasy childhood in paragraph 1 me Something about it maybe the author s presenting her fantasy childhood in paragraph 1 then saying Oh heh heh that s not true heh heh I m just obsessed with bees maybe it is the way she presents her obsession as a credential made me doubt her reliability The style is annoying and the fact that the author has several titles to her credit all beginning The Healing Powers of makes me wonder who is behind all this Marketing is not scienceThere are excellent resources available that deal in an accessible serious manner with the use of honey for everything from healing open wounds to dealing with pollen allergies This is unfortunately not one of them Personally I learned from a one hour TV documentary on ARTE channel than from this book Makes a case for the consumption of honey but as a book I can t recommend it to anyone in good conscienceI love puns and the first 20 times the un bee lievable bee puns were cute But these puns weren t thrown in to be cute They were a part of the core vocabulary and that s just a little off putting in a book trying to make its case for some pretty serious claims Something the book hasn t done effectively hence my score I realize that the scientific literature on honey is sparse but I was expecting way
Beyond that and the thing most painful to me there was no organization The book hopped from that and the thing most painful to me there was no organization The book hopped from topic to another repeated itself a billion times threw in random recipes despite dedicating two chapters to food and included random autobiographical stories that had nothing to do with anythingI m inclined to blame the editor than the author here as this ind of stuff falls under their purview since this pun happy author can clearly write I have been reading parts of this off and on since receiving it as a gift last fall Finally finished in its entirety but I Riverbend Road (Haven Point, know I will use this as a permanent reference source for years to come This bookind of changed my lifehoney is absolutely amazing Very enlightening After buying raw honey for my cat and seeing how her energy increased I wanted to now I learned a lot from this boo. Etened with stories about honey bees and humans reveals 30 healing honey varieties paired with cinnamon and teas tells you how to incorporate honey into Mediterranean style heart healthy recipes like Honey Custard French Toast Honey Glazed Game Hen and Filo Pear and Honey Tarts and provides than 50 home cures that combat digestive woes to skin woes You'll also enjoy Cleopatra's milk and honey beauty treatments and eco friendlybeeswax household uses all made with the amazing honey bee's gif.
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Subject It Is A LittleIt is a little folksy for me To much about the writer not enough about the subject Don t Let This Volume of Sweetness Buzz PastIf you re anything like me my nowledge of honey was limited to the ooze from Baklava a drizzle
in your teacup to sweeten up your dayyour teacup to sweeten up your day the age old prescription mixed with lemon to soothe a sore throat and nagging cough WOW Have I ever been missing out Cal Orey has explored every facet of the luscious nectar from bee to baked goodies to every facet of the luscious nectar from bee to baked goodies to properties and beyond I m betting your mouth will water like mine has over the wonderful variety of recipes she has included and be amazed by the world of interesting and useful information she has tucked in between the covers I have also teared up and chuckled over the personal stories Ms Orey has shared especially about her Furry family I discovered so many good ideas that I hadn t thought about prior to reading this book For a couple of prime examples I had always used maple syrup on my baked butternut suash now I will try the honey and orange cr me she has suggested as well as being a little creative with my plain yogurt by adding a mixture of chopped nuts with honey We are blessed to have an apiary here in our little corner of Northeastern Pa that is not too far away from our home We ll be getting our uart jars filled with the golden goodness before this month has flitted by Don t miss your opportunity to delve into the world of honey and explore the benefits it may hold for you I learned so much and will Tell Me About Eternity keep referring to it in the months and years ahead My only wish is that MsOrey will consider writing a volume on maple syrup I lleep my sticky fingers crossed Nancy Narma This book is something of a Honey 101 experience Author gives the reader basic information some history of honey s use over the ages a discussion of varieties uses remedies from your Once Upon a Time (Calluvias Royalty, kitchenO recipes and The author lists 6 treatments for a cough This is the mos I find honeybees so fascinating that I was thrilled to begin this book The thrill dissolved uickly but. Did younowKnown as Mother Nature's nectar of the gods honey was praised for its healing powers as far back as 5000 years ago by EgyptiansEating honey can help lower the risk of heart disease cancer diabetes even help reduce body fat and unwanted weight and increase longevityPure raw unprocessed honey is a healthier sweetener than table sugar and high fructose corn syrup It's chock full of antioxidants minerals and vitamins and only has 21 calories per teaspoonSuper bee foods including nu. I remained hopeful I don t leaving books
unfinished when I it usually due to book ADD so much to read so little time and Iwhen I do it usually due to book ADD so much to read so little time and I t like giving books poor ratings This one was so poorly written that I couldn t bring myself to plod than a uarter of the way through its 300 pages of irrelevant fluff for the few particles of sensible information it containedThere were also WAY too many instances of bee autiful and other such wordplay that is cute or at least excusable the first ten times but uickly becomes obnoxious Similarly the chapters began with forced and overused honeybee metaphor and simile in which the author compares her own history as an itinerant hippie to sweet hive life I tried to skip a lot of that but it was still irksomeIt seems as if she did a lot of research for this book but it isn t well represented She weakly defended many of the supposed health benefits of eating honey by saying that honey can help you relax and relaxing can help your health when I would have preferred an intelligent review of the research The final straw
for me was her recommendation of an almost vegan diet juxtaposed with her autobiographical odesme was her recommendation of an almost vegan diet juxtaposed with her autobiographical odes cheese ice cream chicken and the like I don t Enamoured (The Enslaved Duet know why that annoyed me so much Even to a forgiving reader I would recommend searching for a different book on this topic rather than wasting time with this one I gave the book 3 stars as I learned a lot of new information but with that being said the writing was poor I did write down a few of the recipes that were in the book so I will look forward to trying those A great book that provides a little bit of everything tips rules recipes etc I have trouble with the lite journalism style of this book It s too repetitive by far and by repetitive I mean giving the same tiny bit of information three times on the same page in the same wordsI have trouble with an author who uses the term factoids about their own writing and yes I am aware of both definitions If younow absolutely nothing about honey maybe you can glean something here But it s too reminiscent of an infomerci. Trient rich bee pollen propolis and royal jelly are used and touted for their healing powers by beekeepers and medical experts in the present dayHoney can relieve a variety of ailments including allergies coughs fatigue pain and stress as well as boost libidoThe honey bee pollinates about one third of the food we consume including nutritious fruits and nutsDrawing on the latest honey buzz and interviews with medical doctors beekeepers and researchers this charming and enlightening book swe. .