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September 15, 2004


Easy Honey Chicken Wings


1/2 cup honey

1/3 cup soy sauce

1/4 cup chili sauce

1 teaspoon garlic salt

1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

8 drops red pepper sauce

3 pounds chicken wings or drumettes

Combine honey, soy sauce, chili sauce, garlic salt, pepper and red pepper sauce. Arrange chicken in single layer in a 9-inch-by-13-inch baking pan and pour on sauce. Turn chicken over to coat with sauce. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour, turning over once. Cool slightly and serve.

Makes 8 servings.

Source: National Honey Board's Beekeepers' Favorite Recipe Contest Winner -- Appetizer, North Central Beekeepers Assn.



3 cups yellow cornmeal

1 teaspoon salt

1 cup whole wheat flour

1/2 cup butter or safflower oil

1/2 cup honey

2 tablespoons baking powder

3 eggs

2 cups buttermilk or yogurt

Mix dry ingredients together and wet ingredients together. Stir the two until the dry ingredients are moistened. Bake in 12-inch pan for 25 minutes at 350 degrees. Do not overbake.

Makes 10 servings.

Source: American Beekeepers Federation.

Asian-Style Noodles with Spicy Honey Grilled Chicken


2 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves

2 cups or 8 ounces broccoli florets

1 small red bell pepper, but into thin slices

1 medium carrot, thinly sliced

1 package or 9 ounces Asian-style noodles

2 green onions

1/4 teaspoon Chinese five-spice powder

2 tablespoons sesame seeds

1/3 cup rice vinegar

1/4 cup honey

2 tablespoons peanut butter

2 tablespoons soy sauce

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

1 tablespoon sesame oil

2 cloves garlic, finely chopped

1/2 tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes

1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

In a large bowl, combine rice vinegar, honey, peanut butter, soy sauce, vegetable oil, sesame oil, garlic, red pepper flakes and ground ginger. Remove 3 tablespoons of sauce to plastic bag; reserve remaining sauce in bowl.

Add chicken to marinade in plastic bag, turning to coat. Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator 30 minutes, turning once.

Meanwhile, cook broccoli, peppers and carrots in boiling water, 2 to 3 minutes, or until crisp tender; drain and set aside. Cook noodles as package directs; drain. Add noodles, cooked vegetables and green onion to sauce in bowl; toss to coat. Set aside.

Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade. Sprinkle chicken evenly with Chinese five-spice powder. Grill over medium coals 6 to 10 minutes or until done, turning once. Slice chicken across grain. Arrange chicken on top of noodle mixture. Sprinkle evenly with sesame seeds.

Makes 6 servings.

Tips: Eight ounces of uncooked linguine may be substituted for Asian-style noodles in recipe. Cook as directed on package.

Source: -- The Honey Expert, The Web site is operated by the National Honey Board.

Honey Barbecue Sauce


1/2 cup minced onion

1 clove garlic, minced

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

1 can or 8 ounces tomato sauce

1/2 cup honey

2 tablespoons vinegar

2 tablespoons minced parsley

1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Saute onion and garlic in oil until softened. Add remaining ingredients and bring mixture to boil; reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes.

Serving suggestions: Marinate beef, chicken or pork in sauce. Brush on meat during barbecuing or broiling.

Makes 8 servings.


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