INTRODUCING GALATEA'S HONEY
So, after the honey was collected in a bucket by the extractor (see prior post), we jarred the honey in jars today! The thousand-words-plus commences:
First, here is said bucket, with more smushed honeycombs that we placed atop it to leak out those last few drops:
Here's a honey-covered spatula which, yes, I did lick...
Here's Tom as he moved honey from the bucket to a jar:
Here's our very first jar! It only took three years, one demolished hive and one junked harvest to get here--yes it deserves a rose from the garden, which is to say that rose probably also is in the honey:
The final tally? Nearly 17 pounds in 16 jars and two mini-containers (we are researching labels as we speak):
Last but not least: the conclusion of vanilla ice cream and Galatea's organic honey -- a potent mix!
And why does this belong on this blog, a poetics blog, you ask? Well, Dears, color is a narrative. The dark-amber color suits many of my poems. This also is very dense honey, with said density also like many of my poems. That's the best I can make up for now! I'm too distracted by the above dish!
And a Sweet Sunday to you too!