American Bee Journal, Volume 55

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Dadant & Sons, 1915 - Bee culture
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Includes summarized reports of many bee-keeper associations.

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Page 45 - ... in many recipes for common sugar or for molasses, and when this is done the resulting flavor is often both novel and agreeable. One of the great advantages in the use of honey is that cakes made with it will keep much longer than those made with sugar. A honey cake made with butter, for instance, will keep its quality until the butter grows rancid, and one made without butter will keep fresh for months. For this reason honey is especially useful in recipes that call for no butter. Icing made...
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Page 45 - ... much allowance must be made for the water which it contains. Assuming a cupful of good honey to measure one-half pint, it should weigh about 12 ounces. Of this, 9 to 10 ounces, roughly speaking; is sugar. A cupful of honey, therefore, corresponds to a little more than a cupful of cane sugar. Hence it is safe to estimate that a cupful of honey will sweeten a dish just about as much as a cupful of sugar. Besides the sugars, there is about one-fifth of a cupful of water in a cupful of honey. Theoretically,...
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