U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Food and Drink
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
 
 
Old 04-29-2013, 12:29 PM
 
Location: Phoenix, AZ > Raleigh, NC
10,625 posts, read 12,272,895 times
Reputation: 15165

Advertisements

How can I keep honey smooth and clear?
Quick reply to this message

 
Old 04-29-2013, 01:09 PM
 
Location: North Carolina
6,771 posts, read 10,264,068 times
Reputation: 6426
Just nuke it if it gets crystallized.
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 04-29-2013, 01:17 PM
 
Location: Phoenix, AZ > Raleigh, NC
10,625 posts, read 12,272,895 times
Reputation: 15165
Quote:
Originally Posted by sophialee View Post
Just nuke it if it gets crystallized.
Yes, but how many times can you do that? I mean, eventually, the flavor or something has got to be affected. . .
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 04-29-2013, 01:20 PM
 
2,657 posts, read 2,708,226 times
Reputation: 4014
Nah it should be fine. Or just put it in a pot of warm water to melt it. Nothing is wrong with crystallized honey.
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 04-29-2013, 01:35 PM
 
Location: Philaburbia
29,096 posts, read 47,980,141 times
Reputation: 47195
Quote:
Originally Posted by sophialee View Post
Just nuke it if it gets crystallized.
Not if it's in a plastic bottle, though. Use a pot of warm water if that's the case.

But nuking does work, and you can do it an infinite number of times. Doesn't seem to affect the quality of the honey.
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 04-29-2013, 01:59 PM
 
Location: North Carolina
6,771 posts, read 10,264,068 times
Reputation: 6426
Oh yeah that's true, I usually just scoop out what I'm going to use and put it in a little glass bowl and nuke it.
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 04-29-2013, 02:07 PM
 
2,877 posts, read 2,723,010 times
Reputation: 3199
good to know. I have had this happen, and always thought it would wreck the honey.
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 04-29-2013, 02:28 PM
 
9,316 posts, read 6,623,570 times
Reputation: 20699
I always place the container of honey in warm water to dissolve crystals that form. If you microwave the honey you risk altering the flavor and nutrients in the honey as high temperatures drive-off the volatiles that define the subtle flavor.
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 04-29-2013, 05:16 PM
 
Location: Interior AK
4,729 posts, read 7,308,626 times
Reputation: 3294
We get local honey on bulk buckets, so it's almost always crystallized (or frozen) after the first month or so. We just scoop or cut out what we're going to use for a few days, put it in a glass bowl or jar, and then set that in a bowl/pan of water and warm it up until the crystals dissolve.
__________________
My mod posts will always be in red.
The Rules Infractions & Deletions Who's the moderator? FAQ What is a "Personal Attack" What is "Trolling" Guidelines for copyrighted material.
Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


 
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:
Over $99,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Food and Drink
Similar Threads

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2016, Advameg, Inc.

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32 - Top