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Horde At The Hive: 2017 Wrap Up

Posted by on May 17, 2017 in Events | Comments Off on Horde At The Hive: 2017 Wrap Up

Horde at the Hive had another amazing year! We had around 2000 people visit us in total, despite the awful snow/hail mix we got on Sunday. We are already making plans for next year, and hope to make it even bigger and better. For now, here is a slideshow of this years highlights: _ Videos: Please like &...

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Horde at the Hive – 2017

Posted by on May 10, 2017 in Events | Comments Off on Horde at the Hive – 2017

  Date: May 13-14th 2017 Where: Chinook Honey Company Box 12, Site 14, RR1 Okotoks, AB T1S 1A1 Time: Saturday – 10 am – 5 pm Sunday – 10 am – 5 pm Travel back in time and experience the fascinating world of Norse culture by taking a trip to our Viking Village for some genuine family fun! Come cheer on epic displays of live-action battle reenactments (kids get to do mock battles too), throughout the weekend. In the Viking Village revel in tales from Storyteller Calum Lykan and watch smithing demonstrations by Nick Goetz. Then take a stroll through the crafters market and enjoy such...

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Brunch Burger

Posted by on May 6, 2017 in Recipes from our Kitchen | Comments Off on Brunch Burger

Ingredients: Serves 4 Bacon Jam: 1 1/2 lb. (24 oz)bacon, chopped 1 Tbsp(15 mL) butter 2 small yellow onions 1/2 cup (120 mL) Jack Daniels Whiskey 1/2 cup (120 mL) honey 1 1/2 Tbsp (22.5 mL) balsamic vinegar Pinch cayenne pepper Burgers:  1 lb.(16 oz) lean ground beef 1 tsp(5 mL) salt 1 tbsp(15 mL) Worcestershire sauce To Assemble: 1 Tbsp(15 mL) butter 4 eggs 4 slices sharp cheddar 4 English muffins, toasted and buttered Instructions: Bacon Jam: Cook the bacon in a heavy pan over medium-high heat until the bacon is crispy. Remove the bacon to a plate  and set aside. Drain the fat through a...

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Farm and Foodie – Local Farm Events and Markets

Posted by on Apr 21, 2017 in Events | Comments Off on Farm and Foodie – Local Farm Events and Markets

  Special Events: Barn Babies! 27 May – 28 May, 2017 – Kayben Farm Meet all the baby animals, view demo’s from local agricultural groups,  and enjoy great food. Chuckwagon cook-off and pack horse race Sunday, June 18 (Father’s Day) – Bar U Ranch See teams of campfire cooks compete to create their tastiest beef stew and biscuits. Sample the fare and vote for your favourite in the people’s choice awards. Watch packers prepare to head to a distant cow camp by loading a horse with their provisions. It’s a race against the clock and the load has to stay in place...

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Mead Matters April 2017Buzzing Bee Mead Cocktail

Posted by on Apr 12, 2017 in Mead Matters | Comments Off on Mead Matters April 2017Buzzing Bee Mead Cocktail

 Buzzing Bee Mead Cocktail With our newest mead cocktail. We also have more mead recipes on our cocktail page. Ingredients: 1/2 cup Orange Juice 6oz Pineapple Juice 1 cup Malibu Rum 1 Bottle John Cameron Classic Frozen Fruit (Instead of Ice Cubes) Directions: Mix all ingredients but the frozen fruit together. Put frozen fruit into glasses. Pour cocktail over the fruit. Serve! Image from Here.  Please like &...

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