Bees who've foraged on buckwheat plants produce dark honey with a full-bodied, malty finish -- ideal for drizzling on soft cheeses, or for marinating ribs.
RX BONUS According to a recent study, it soothes coughs better than over-the-counter cough suppressants.
Dark (Grade B) Maple Syrup
Sap tapped at the end of maple season yields strong, dark syrup that is great for cooking. Whether you're glazing a ham or spiking whipped cream, its flavor is powerful enough to shine through.
RX BONUS It may offer more disease-fighting health benefits than light syrup.
This deep, dark by-product of cane-sugar refining gives a strong caramel backbone to everything from baked beans to gingerbread.
RX BONUS It's packed with not only antioxidants, but also iron and calcium.
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