Cover for berenbaum: Honey, I'm Homemade: Sweet Treats from the Beehive across the Centuries and around the World. Click for larger imageMay Berenbaum, editor of the new book Honey, I’m Homemade: Sweet Treats from the Beehive across the Centuries and around the World, will sign books at Urbana’s Market at the Square on Saturday, October 30, 9:00-11:00 a.m.

In addition to its 100+ recipes, Honey, I’m Homemade details the fascinating history of honey harvesting and consumption around the world, explains the honey bee’s extraordinary capacity to process nectar into concentrated sweetness, and marvels at honey’s diverse flavors and health benefits.

May Berenbaum is Swanlund Professor of Entomology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts, and a member of the National Academy of Sciences. Oh, and X-Files named a character after her.

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