Cooking with honey from Maybury Farm in Northville

- You'll find a lot of great made-in-Michigan products and other agricultural products at the Michigan State Fair this Labor Day weekend. For example, you'll be able to find a variety of Maybury Farm products at the fair.

Jessica Streigle from Maybury joins us in the FOX 2 Cooking School to tell us more about the farm's honey production. You can watch in the video player above.

Chef Mary Spencer of Taste: A Cook's Place in Northville also joins us to share a recipe made especially with honey. You can find her recipe below.

For more information on the state fair, visit The Fifth Third Bank Michigan State Fair is September 1-5 at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi.

For more information on Maybury Farm, click here. For more information on Taste: A Cook's Place, visit


1 tbsp. honey
2 tsp. ancho or regular chili powder
1 tsp. ground cumin
2 tbsp. olive oil
Salt and pepper
1 (1 ¼ ) lb. pork tenderloin
1 (15 oz) can black beans, rinsed
1 pint grape tomatoes, halved
3 scallions, thinly sliced
1 jalapeno, seeded, finely chopped
1 tbsp. red wine vinegar
2 tsp. honey
½ cup fresh cilantro, chopped

1.  Heat oven to 425F.  Line a baking sheet with foil or parchment paper.  In a small bowl, combine the honey, chili powder, cumin, 1 tbsp. oil, ½ tsp. salt and ¼ tsp. pepper.
2.  Rub the spice mixture all over the pork, place on the prepared baking sheet, and roast until the pork registers 145F, 18-22 minutes.  Let rest for at least 5 minutes before slicing.
3.  Meanwhile, in a large bowl, toss together the beans, tomatoes, scallions, jalapeno, vinegar, honey, remaining tablespoon oil, ½ tsp. salt and ¼ tsp. pepper; fold in the cilantro.  Serve with the pork.
Serves 4


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