Summer in Boston is a beautiful thing. Walking down Commonwealth with the trees beautifully arching over the park, watching kids splashing around in a frog pond, people kayaking in the Charles, the city becomes the perfect summer wonderland. And let’s not forget the marvelous local corn, delicious leafy greens, and the crowning glory of the Continue Reading »
Why does honey crystallize? The short answer is precipitation. Honey is an extremely concentrated sugar solution with an average ratio of 70% sugar to less than 20% water. By forcing this much sugar into solution the bees optimize their storage space, but they also over-saturate the liquid, making it pretty easy for some of this sugar to fall out and start forming solid sugar crystals.