Wednesday, February 4, 2015

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IT'S MAPLE SYRUP TIME

You see sap buckets all over town.

Mostly on maple trees,
'cause it's maple syrup time.

When the nights are below freezing,
  and the days turn warm
  (in Missouri, that's February) . . .

the sap starts flowing.

Check the sap buckets everyday.
Collect the clear sap, filter it.
Keep harvesting until the sap turns dark.

Then boil it down.
Over an open fire, or on a stove.
When the temperature hits 219˚ (F),
you've got homegrown maple syrup.

It takes 40 quarts of sap
to make 1 quart of syrup.
But, yum oh yum.

8 comments:


  1. Love syrups... and this looks yummy :))

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  2. Que maravilla. ... Me ha encantado ver el proceso.

    :)

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  3. No sabía de esto y me ha encantado aprenderlo :)

    Muchos besos

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  4. Genial Rick, conocía el jarabe de arce pero no el proceso de obtención. Me encantan las gotas cayendo en los cubos.

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  5. Дуже корисна річ! смачно і для здоров'я просто чудово!

    xoxo, Juliana | PJ’ Happies :) | PJ’ Ecoproject

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  6. Oh my!!
    Real maple syrup is something else!
    Thanks for the recipe, but I doubt I'll ever have a chance at trying it!!!

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  7. That's how it's done.... Nothing better than 'real' maple syrup. Yum!

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