MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A local business woman is turning a kitchen mistake into big business.
It also started when pastry chef Katie Sanchez, who works D’Amico Cucina in Minneapolis, tried to make apple jelly without reading the directions.READ MORE: Zoomies, Head Tilts And Grins: Why Do Our Dogs Do What They Do?
Sanchez says she canned it, went to check on it the next morning, and discovered her concoction was very “honey-esque.”READ MORE: Bahjo Mohamed, Pioneering Light Rail Operator, Dies In Somalia Suicide Bombing
With the news she had been hearing about the decline in the bee population, Sanchez decided to make something of her mistake, and launched her company, “Bee Free Honee,” a short time later.MORE NEWS: State Officials Believe There's Enough Supply For Timely Vaccinations Of 12 To 15 Year Olds In Wake Of FDA Approval
The product, which tastes like honey, but is made from apples and lemon juice, is now in most Whole Foods stores and will even be included in next year’s Oscars’ swag bags for celebrities.