Ever wondered how maple syrup is made, and if it is possible to make your own? Well, it is totally possible, and super easy to make maple syrup at home!
I’m a New England girl. I live right on the Maine/New Hampshire line, just a hop, skip, and a jump from Vermont, the syrup capital of the world. Tree tapping and syrup making are in my blood. Okay, so I haven’t really done it, other than to supervise when I was little, but it’s something […]
Real maple syrup can get to be expensive. Here’s how I save money on ours.
We’ve mashed up two of our favorite holiday dishes to come up with this Pecan Cranberry Pie. It’s sweetened mostly with maple syrup for the perfect sweet finish. Wonderful with vanilla bean ice cream!
Sometimes, after a long day of working outside we make popcorn and smoothies for dinner and call it good. But when we make maple popcorn and smoothies, we call it “even better”.
Maple syrup is one of nature’s sweeteners that is easy to collect, process, and preserve. On our small homestead we tap 24 maples using the old-fashioned method of buckets and spiles. We have mainly silver maples on our property which yield less syrup, but we canned 20 pints this year. Maple syrup is a great […]