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waggledancers
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Experienced beekeeper? Wish to overcome your fear of bees? Have a crumpet?...

Join us in our quest for knowledge! Share your techniques and experience. Questions, facts and pictures are encouraged! We'll swap recepies and help you with your research! Continue mankind's bond with the honeybee and more!

photo:
bee

http://www.oznet.ksu.edu/entomology/extension/visual.htm

fact:

How many flowers must honey bees tap to make one pound of honey?
Two million.

http://www.honey.com/kids/trivia.html

recipe:
Spring Rolls

30ml (3tbsp) oyster sauce
45ml (3tbsp) light soy sauce
30ml (2tbsp) clear honey
2 cloves garlic, crushed
225g (8oz) cooked prawns
30ml (2tbsp) oil
large bunch spring onions, chopped
30ml (2tbsp) smooth peanut butter
225 (8oz) fresh bean sprouts
eight 25cm (10") square sheets frozen spring roll pastry, thawed
oil for deep frying
Mix oyster sauce, soy sauce, honey and garlic together. Stir in prawns and marinate for about 30 minutes. Lift out prawns and reserve juices. Heat oil in a wok or large frying pan and cook prawns and spring onions for 2 minutes. Stir in reserved juices and peanut butter and cook until sauce begins to thicken. Remove from heat and stir in bean sprouts. Allow to cool. Divide filling between spring roll pastry squares. Fold over one corner and shape the filling into a roll. Fold in the two sides then roll up tightly. Brush the end with water and stick down. Heat oil and fry 2 or 3 at a time for about 3 minutes. Keep warm while cooking remainder.

Makes 8

http://www.honeyassociation.com/recepies2.htm

Resources:
informative:
http://www.nhb.org/bee-r/index.html#howto
http://www.coopext.colostate.edu/boulder/Beekeeping.htm
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/bees/
http://www.beesource.com/

equipment:
http://dmoz.org/Science/Agriculture/Animals/Insects/Beekeeping/Supplies/

associations and classes:
http://www.bouldercountybeekeepers.org/
http://www.warmcolorsapiary.com/
http://www.swoba.org/




(community continuously conglomerated by your humble wannabee, emmanate.)

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