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I know you can freeze honeycomb, but does it have to be? How long can it sit on the counter and still be good?

Last Updated: Aug 15, 2012  |  234 Views

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This information comes from the National Food Safety Database Honey is available in three forms -- comb honey (the honey still in the comb); chunk-honey (pieces of the honeycomb in the jar); and liquid honey (honey that has been extracted from the comb). Comb honey and chunk-honey can be stored in a cool, dry place for about six months; liquid honey can be stored for about one year. When refrigerated, honey crystallizes (some of the sugars separate from the liquid). To reliquify, microwave at 100% power for 30 seconds OR put in a pan of hot water over low heat for 10 to 15 minutes.

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