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Offline Wandering Man

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Honey pot
« on: October 09, 2017, 08:54:43 am »
3Reds bought us a honey pot a year ago. An old friend who throws pottery made it. It’s very cute and looks like something that belongs in a Winnie the Poo cartoon.

We used it once, then put it up because I worried the small cut out in the lid for the dipper might let humidity in and effect the moisture content of the honey.

We went back to the jar.

Then I decided I was being foolish and went back to the cute pot.

So, the reason I’m posting: will the honey’s antibacterial properties counteract the dead fly I found on the dipper this morning?

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Re: Honey pot
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2017, 11:38:30 am »
Probably.  Our ancestors ate after flys for a long time and they still made it.  you would probably make it too.  :)
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Re: Honey pot
« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2017, 11:43:43 am »
Probably.  Our ancestors ate after flys for a long time and they still made it.  you would probably make it too.  :)

That's the same rationalization I made this morning as I ate my toast with fly-flavored honey!
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Re: Honey pot
« Reply #3 on: October 09, 2017, 02:39:25 pm »
 :D :D :D Omg! That just cracked me up Wman!

We need a photo of your Winnie the pooh pot :D

I don't worry too much about fly's as long as they haven't laid any eggs on what I'm going to eat. That would be pretty gross! But I do have a fly swatter handy in my kitchen and use it regularly  ;) 8)
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Re: Honey pot
« Reply #4 on: October 09, 2017, 02:53:10 pm »
Here's the honey pot, Jen:



That blue object in the background is a butter crock.  A great way to keep butter soft but not melted.  No flies are able to get into the butter crock.
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Re: Honey pot
« Reply #5 on: October 09, 2017, 04:19:01 pm »
Umm...   Do you  know how bees MAKE honey?   Bee feets bee tongues, mites, beetles moths...   a LOT of bugs have access to the honey before it is capped. As you already know it does have antibacterial properties, and the reason for that is because it is exposed to so much. and MUST come out the other side as something edible.   Nope, A fly wouldn't bother me much. They actually bother me more finding them in the sugar bowl than they do in the honey pot. I still put the sugar in my coffee and on my cereal, so I still; put the honey in my coffee and on my toast!

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Re: Honey pot
« Reply #6 on: October 09, 2017, 06:25:48 pm »
Umm...   Do you  know how bees MAKE honey?   Bee feets bee tongues, mites, beetles moths...   a LOT of bugs have access to the honey before it is capped. As you already know it does have antibacterial properties, and the reason for that is because it is exposed to so much. and MUST come out the other side as something edible.   Nope, A fly wouldn't bother me much. They actually bother me more finding them in the sugar bowl than they do in the honey pot. I still put the sugar in my coffee and on my cereal, so I still; put the honey in my coffee and on my toast!

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I was told the bees always wash their hands and feet before messing with the honey.

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Re: Honey pot
« Reply #7 on: October 09, 2017, 09:40:46 pm »
If you knew half the other stuff you eat that fly would not stop you from enjoying life. :yes:

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Re: Honey pot
« Reply #8 on: October 10, 2017, 01:10:05 am »
................... :D :D :D :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:
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Re: Honey pot
« Reply #9 on: October 10, 2017, 05:57:57 am »
House fly infused honey!  Flavor of the month.  ;D

Actually, just think about all the times your food was exposed to flies and you never witnessed it.
That's a very attractive pot.