In stand-mixer bowl, mix half of the flour, yeast, and baking soda together.
Heat buttermilk, water, sugar, and salt in microwave safe dish, about 60 seconds. Stir (buttermilk will separate, don't be alarmed).
Gradually add milk mixture to the flour mixture, then add the rest of the flour. Knead quickly with dough hook attachment for 2 minutes.
Grease a loaf pan and dust with cornmeal. Form dough into a loaf and place in prepared pan. Dust top with cornmeal and place in oven with the light on to rise, 45 minutes.
Remove loaf and preheat oven to 400. Bake loaf 25 minutes. Remove from baking pan to cooling rack promptly.
In a dish, mix softened butter and honey until combined.
Slice bread and toast it thoroughly in toaster, on a high setting.
Spread with honey butter. Serve.