15 Buzzworthy Honey Recipes
An elegant make-ahead dessert, these custards sing with faint floral notes and sweet honey. Serving tip from our Test Kitchen: Flans release like a dream if you let the custard cups stand in 1 inch of warm water for 3 to 5 minutes before unmolding.
Recipe: Honey Flans
Substitute apple juice for bourbon, if you prefer. Look for bunches of carrots that are all about the same size so they'll cook evenly. If some are too big—or if you can't find real (sometimes labeled French) baby carrots—just peel the bigger ones and halve them lengthwise before roasting.
Recipe: Honey-Roasted Carrots
Use leftover dressing to marinate meat or perk up plain rice.
Recipe: Spinach Salad with Honey Dressing and Honeyed Pecans
Bake these sweet and spicy ribs up to 2 days ahead. Then simply reheat and broil before serving.
Recipe: Honey-and-Soy-Lacquered Ribs
Honey gives this classic Southern cake a lift. Fresh pineapple slices work well here too.
Recipe: Honey-Pineapple Upside-Down Cake
Broiler option: Broil on a foil-lined jelly-roll pan 8 inches from heat 20 minutes or until done, turning halfway through. Amp up the flavor with one of our tasty drizzle recipes.
Honey Drizzle Recipes
Recipe: Chili-Lemon Honey Drizzle
Tender, delectable Honey Yeast Rolls are a must-serve and best warm from the oven and slathered with sweet honey butter.
Recipe: Honey Yeast Rolls
Top Bartlett pear slices with baked pancetta, crumbled goat cheese, and a drizzle of honey for an easy, salty-sweet appetizer recipe that tastes delicious and looks gorgeous.
Sliced grilled peaches stacked with mozzarella make a beautiful presentation. The salad is topped off with a lime-peach vinaigrette.
Recipe: Grilled Peach-and-Mozzarella Salad
A buttermilk marinade ensures tender meat and juicy flavor. The kabobs are delicious on their own, but even better with Toasted Pecan Pesto or Romesco Sauce.
The sweet and tangy shrimp and seasoned vegetables are a complete meal on a stick. Caribbean jerk seasoning gives these kabobs a special, spicy flair.
Recipe: Spicy Glazed Shrimp and Vegetable Kabobs
We've taken garlic bread up a notch. Mix the spreads the day before, and refrigerate overnight. You'll only need to slather them on French bread and bake for a super-quick presentation.
Recipe: Caramelized Onion-and-Goat Cheese Bread
Caramelized brown sugar and toasted pecans make an irresistible combination. Pour this mixture over a shortbread crust and bake for delectable, chewy bars. They transport easily to take to a party or give as a gift.
- Recipe: Caramel-Pecan Bars