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Maple Butter Dog Bones

Need a special gift for a dog-loving friend? Mix a batch of these for her coddled canine and a batch of any of maple-infused cookies, place some in a basket with a jar of maple syrup, and you’ll present her with the sweetest dog-owner gift ever. Yields 20-24 3-inch dog bonesIngredients:1/3 ...

Maple Cream

Maple cream — everything it touches becomes heavenly.Maple cream is one of my favorite maple products we make on our homestead. But right up front, I think we need to talk about what we want to call this yumminess. A quick online search indicates that a lot of people call this wonderful, ...

Wisconsin Settlers Enjoyed Imitation Maple Syrup

Early Norwegian settlers living in log cabins in Wisconsin used this recipe for imitation maple syrup. It tasted just grand on a stack of pancakes on a real cold winter morning, and still does. We know because we still make it when we are able to get the corncobs."Boil one dozen clean corncobs ...

Harvesting Sugar Maple Sap During the Depression Era

When freezing and thawing days of February and March roll around, I am reminded of the activities on the farm at that time of the winter when I was a child. Nowadays to most folks it means snow, rain and fog one day and warm, sunny days the next, with a case or two of flu thrown in for good ...

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