Beelieve the buzz.
This syrupy nectar is as versatile as it is sweet. (Big bonus: It never spoils.) Clover honey is considered the standard, but there are many other varieties, each owing its distinctive flavor to a different source, such as alfalfa or lavender. Generally, lighter honeys are mild, while darker ones offer an intense, earthy punch and, some even claim, a cough remedy. Try these three easy recipes: