i use honey in savory dishes to brighten it up. how do you use it?

Honey Basted Turkey Recipe
Serves 10

6 lb turkey

1/2 cup oil

1/2 cup soya sauce

2 tbsp honey

1 1/2 tsp ground ginger

1 1/2 tsp dry mustard

2 cloves garlic, minced


  1. Cut turkey into pieces as follows; 2 wings, 2 drumsticks, 2 thighs, 4 breast pieces and 4 back pieces.
  2. Combine oil, soya sauce, honey, ginger, mustard and garlic.
  3. Marinate turkey in soya mixture 2 hours in refrigerator.
  4. Drain turkey pieces, reserving marinade.
  5. Place drumsticks, thighs and breast pieces 6-8" above medium hot coals.
  6. Grill for 30 minutes, turning accasionally.
  7. Add wings and back pieces.
  8. Grill another 30 minutes, turning occaisionally.
  9. Baste with marinade and grill until turkey is tender about 20 minutes.

Honey Spice Balls Recipe
Makes 30 cookies

1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened

1/2 cup packed brown sugar

1 egg

1 tbsp honey

1 tsp vanilla extract

2 cup all-purpose flour

1/2 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

1/4 tsp ground nutmeg

Uncooked quick oats


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease cookie sheets.
  3. Beat butter and brown sugar in large bowl with electric mixer until creamy.
  4. Add egg, honey and vanilla; beat until light and fluffy.
  5. Stir in flour, baking powder, cinnamon and nutmeg until well blended.
  6. Shape tablespoonfuls of dough into balls; roll in oats.
  7. Place 2" apart on prepared cookie sheets.
  8. Bake 15-18 minutes until cookie tops crack slightly.
  9. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets.
  10. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
  11. Store in airtight container.

Honey Bars

3/4 c. vegetable oil 1/4 c. honey 1 c. sugar 1 egg, beaten 2 c. all purpose flour 1 c. chopped nuts 1 t. baking soda 1 1/4 t. cinnamon 1/2 t. salt

Preheat oven to 350. Mix all ingredients together. Press into well greased cookie sheet. Bake for 20 minutes, or until golden brown.

Icing ; 1 c. conf. sugar 1 t. vanilla 2 T. water 2 T. honey 3 T. melted butter
Mix icing ingredients. Spread on bars while still warm.

Honey Dijon Ham
1 smoked ham or shoulder 2/3 c. honey 1/3 c. dijon mustard 1/4 t. ground cloves
Heat oven to 325. Place ham in roasting pan. Bake 1 1/4 hr. Remove from oven and cut off rind. Score ham over top. Combine honey, mustard, and cloves, spoon over ham. Bake 1 more hour.

Honey Tortilla Rollups
8 oz. cream cheese 1 c. sour cream 1/4 c. honey 1 t. canned chilies, chopped 1/4 c. chopped green pepper 1/4 c. chopped onion 1/2 t. onion powder 1/2 t. garlic powder 1/2 c. shredded cheddar cheese 10 flour tortillas

Beat cream cheese , sour cream and honey together. Stir in remaining ingredients. Spread on tortillas. Rollup, place in covered dish chill 2 hrs. Slice tortillas into 1 inch pieces. Makes 4 dozen.

Found this on another site…tried it…liked it!

Category: BREAD
Serves: 18

3 1/2 Cup Whole Wheat Flour
Pinch Salt
1/3 Cup Honey
1/2 Cup Vegetable Oil
1 Egg Yolk
7/8 Cup Warm Milk

Mix honey and oil and warm slightly. Mix egg yolk in warm milk. Add honey and oil to flour and salt. Then add egg and milk mixture gradually to the flour mixture.

Divide dough into three equal pieces. Working with one piece at a time, roll out very thin to dinner plate size. Score dough using a shot glass for the center, then a saucer and next a salad plate (or whatever works to make approximateyl three equal outer circles). Then score twelve spokes out from the center circle.

Bake on cookie sheet for 10 minutes at 350 degrees.

Wrap while still warm. Store in refrigerator or freezer

Makes three flat loaves.