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Spicy Honey Margarita

No need for triple sec here—the honey does all the sweetening for you. And with that sugary coating out of the picture, your tongue gets a full tour of what we're really here for: tequila and lime. (If you still miss that orange note, add a splash of orange bitters or a twist of a peel to finish!) Before you begin, you'll need to make a honey syrup. Add equal parts Bees Knees and hot water to a pot and whisk over low heat until you have one smooth liquid. This recipe makes one drink, but the ratio remains the same to batch for a group. (Skip the shaking and serve over ice instead.) Just grab a pitcher and a...

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Maple Iced Coffee

As far as we're concerned, this is the final word in iced coffee. A fairly unappreciated sweetener, maple syrup adds a round complexity to balance the acidic coffee. Add in the slow burn of Trees Knees Spicy Maple, warming spice of Cinnamon Maple or Gingerbread Maple, or extra punch of Coffee Maple and you'll have the kick you need to get your day rolling. Iced coffee—brewed coffee cooled down and poured over ice—is great in a pinch. But we love the mellow smoothness of cold brew coffee, a much longer, but ultimately more rewarding, experience. There are some excellent cold brew concentrates on the market—we're partial to the ones made by our friends at Grady's and Stumptown. But making a batch at home is about as easy...

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Grilled Watermelon Salad with Spicy Honey

2 tablespoons vegetable oil1 quarter seedless watermelon3 tablespoons olive oil1 teaspoon sherry vinegar1 teaspoon Bees Knees Spicy Honey, plus more for serving2 radishes, thinly sliced10 mint leaves, roughly choppedFlaky sea salt for garnishBrush grill with vegetable oil and preheat on high heat.Cut the watermelon in half lengthwise, then slice into triangles about ½” inch thick. Brush one side with olive oil and lay on prepared grill. Cover and grill for 5 to 7 minutes until lightly charred.In a small bowl, stir together sherry vinegar and honey. Add radishes and toss to coat. Lay grilled watermelon on a large platter and top with radishes, mint, and a sprinkle of sea salt. Finish with a good drizzle of Bees Knees Spicy Honey....

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Spicy Honey Ginger Wings

Chicken wings come in three distinct sections: the fatty, the fatty and the nub, more commonly known as the drumette, the wingette and the wing tip. Most often, we encounter chicken wings with the drumette and wingette separated and the tips discarded. But some people really enjoy the super-savory cartilage-packed tips, and I’m not here to stop you from fulfilling your passion. They do cook faster than the other two sections, though, so be sure to remove them halfway through the first bake. They can go back in after the glaze bath. And even after the Super Bowl has come and gone, ditch the wings and keep making this glaze for brushing over a supper of planked salmon served alfresco, tossing with...

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