Old Fashioned Sweet Violet Syrup for Easter & Mothering Sunday Cakes & Bakes - Lavender and Lovage
The syrup is great when added to icings and butter cream for cakes; and is wonderful when used in beverages too. Only a small amount is needed to add to sparkling wine or lemonade for a delectable and elegant drink.
Sugaring: From Sap to Syrup
Our morning began with the sunrise. Before that first cup of coffee we were outside setting a fire in our makeshift outdoor wood stove to boil down sap. It’s been two weeks since we tapped 12…
Syrup makers toil this winter - The Boston Globe
Across the region, record winter temperatures are wreaking havoc with maple tree systems, forcing syrup producers to tap trunks early in the hope of catching the best, most sugary sap before it disappears with spring. At least one producer in Massachusetts, Turtle Lane Maple Farm in North Andover, has decided not to tap its trees because the warm weather has so depleted the trees’ sugar, making the production of syrup too onerous and costly.
Maple Syrup, Sap Gathering, How To, Production Of, To The Table
In a small rural town, where I live, we often depend on each other for many things. There are calls for help, friend needs a helping hand, working together to hunt/fish/gather food, and keeping/storing food for long term uses. Sometimes it might be helping with slaughtering animals for food, gather mushrooms in the woods, smoking (my department) and canning. This time of year, in so many small towns, out in the rural America, there are folks hanging out in their sugar shanty cooking down…
Pure Maple Syrup Grades Explained | | Bascom Family Farms
The USDA has issued new rules for grading maple syrup. All producers must now use labels with the new grading system for maple syrup. There are now two primary
How to Tap Trees: Birch, Walnut, and Sycamore - Homesteading and Livestock - MOTHER EARTH NEWS
Want to branch out from maple? Use this guide to decide which trees to tap and learn about making birch syrup, making walnut syrup, and making sycamore syrup.
Have a Maple Tree? How to Tap a Maple Tree for Making Syrup!
Which trees can you tap for sap, what do you need, and how do you do it? You'll never believe it but I have the answers to alllllll those questions for you right here. If you stumbled here because you want to learn how to make maple syrup, you should