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April 16th, 2013

Comb If You Want To

Your honey brew list.

We stuck close to some San Antonio beekeepers for a day. The hobby is becoming hip, with area foodies harvesting hives in their own backyards. When they aren't slathering honey on crackers and blue cheese, pairing it with oatmeal or putting a dollop in their morning coffee, the buzz masters are spiking their cocktails using these recipes.
 
Winnie The Pooh
2 oz. Jack Daniel's Honey
1/2 oz. spiced rum
1/2 oz. sour mix
1 oz. apple juice
Add raw honey to taste.
 
Bee's Knees
1 tbsp honey
2 oz. gin
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 tbsp orange juice
 
Sample locally-sourced honey at the Pearl Farmers Market on Saturdays and the Quarry Farmers & Ranchers Market on Sundays.

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Lantana SpaIndulge in the Texas Sarsaparilla & Coffee Bean treatment at Lantana Spa at the JW Marriott. This detoxifying scrub and mud treatment blends honey and other yummy ingredients to send you into sweet relaxation.

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