Maple Syrup Season Has Arrived

Three years in a row now we have been tapping the maple trees on our property to produce maple syrup. We do it to get just enough for us and to give a few bottles away. This year started later than usual because of our ridiculously cold weather. It's March and we have had nights close to zero and days barely above 20 degrees. We really need it to be below freezing at night and above freezing during the day to get the sap running. This year we tapped 20 trees and we boiled down approximately 18 gallons. We now have around 50 ounces of yummy maple syrup....more

What I Didn't Know About Making Big Leaf Maple Syrup!

Our first batch of Big Leaf Maple syrup is very, very tasty...Maple Syrup!Some things I did not know about making maple syrup......more
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