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  MMSA: Homemade Maple Syrup
Hot syrup should be filtered through a suitable filter of wool or orlon to remove suspended particles, such as sugar sand, and improve the appearance of the syrup.
Maple syrup may be used as is, of course, or it may be converted into other highly desirable products.
Maple syrup and sugar are among the oldest agricultural commodities produced in the United States.
www.mi-maplesyrup.com /Activities/activities_homemade.htm   (1113 words)

  Maple syrup - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Maple syrup is a sweetener made from the sap of maple trees.
Maple syrup and its artificial imitations are the preferred toppings for crêpes, pancakes, waffles, and French toast in North America.
Maple syrup can also be used for a variety of uses, including: biscuits, fresh donuts, fried dough, fritters, ice cream, hot cereal, and fresh fruit (especially grapefruit).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Maple_syrup   (984 words)

 Cookbook:Maple Syrup - Wikibooks, collection of open-content textbooks
Maple syrup is a sweet condiment made from the sap of maple trees, common in North American cuisines.
Maple syrup is also commonly used on hot breakfast cereals including oatmeal, cream of wheat, and grits.
Sometimes maple syrup is used as an ingredient in baking or in preparing desserts.
en.wikibooks.org /wiki/Cookbook:Maple_syrup   (580 words)

 Maple Syrup Story - Maple Syrup History
Maple trees were readily available and a supply of syrup and sugar cakes could be made for the year ahead.
Maple candy is made by heating finished maple syrup to a temperature of about 237° F, then cooling it to 155°, stirring and pouring it into molds to harden.
Maple syrup must be graded and labeled properly, in accordance with the color scale standards approved by the state the syrup is produced in (or province, in Canada).
www.maplegrove.com /maple-syrup-story.asp   (1599 words)

 Kitchen Dictionary: maple syrup
Maple syrup is sap from maple trees that has been boiled until much of the water has evaporated, and the sap is thick and syrupy.
Maple sugar (about twice as sweet as granulated white sugar) is the result of continuing to boil the sap until the liquid has almost completely evaporated.
Maple syrup is graded by color and flavor: Fancy or Grade AA is a light amber color with a mild flavor; Grade A is a medium amber and mellow flavor; Grade B is a dark amber and heaty flavor; and Grade C is very dark with a robust molasseslike flavor.
www.recipezaar.com /library/getentry.zsp?id=328   (246 words)

 Maple Syrup - LocalHarvest
Maple syrup is rendered from sugar maple sap in structures commonly called sugarhouses.
Maple syrup can also be transformed into maple cream, maple candies, and into maple sugar (President John F. Kennedy liked it sprinkled on cinnamon toast).
Maple syrup is sublime when poured over buttermilk pancakes or waffles made of equal parts buckwheat flour, wholewheat flour, and blue corn meal.
www.localharvest.org /maple-syrup.jsp   (333 words)

 Homemade Maple Syrup (Minnesota Maple Series)
Maple syrup and maple sugar are among the oldest agricultural commodities produced in the United States.
In addition to producing sap for maple syrup, it has been widely planted as a shade and ornamental tree and is valued for lumber which is used extensively in fine furniture.
The hot syrup should be poured through a suitable pre-filter paper and a wool or orlon filter designed for maple syrup.
www.extension.umn.edu /distribution/naturalresources/DD1067.html   (1302 words)

 Pure Vermont Maple Syrup Facts
Vermont Fancy Grade: This syrup is the lightest in color with a mild delicate flavor.
Make a fruit syrup for ice cream by lining a small baking dish with slices of apples, pears, peaches, or pineapple, covering the slices with maple syrup, and baking at 350 degrees F for 15-20 minutes.
Maple syrup is produced from the sap collected from the Sugar Maple tree.
www.vtmaple.net /maple_syrup.htm   (559 words)

 Making Maple Syrup | Make Maple Syrup | Michigan Pure Maple Syrup
The process of making maple syrup is an age-old tradition of the North American Indians, who used it both as a food and as a medicine.
Making maple syrup is a slow labor intensive process that requires evaporating about 40 gallons of sap in order to produce 1 gallon of syrup.
The groves of maple trees that cover the Northeastern United States and Canada are referred to as the sugarbush, and the process of making maple syrup is known as sugaring.
www.michiganmaplesyrup.net   (1223 words)

 WHFoods: Maple syrup
Maple syrup was the main sweetener used by the colonists since sugar from the West Indies was highly taxed and very expensive.
Maple syrup is also available in a Grade B version, although since it has the most pronounced taste, it is usually reserved for cooking and use in processed foods.
Maple syrup is not a commonly allergenic food and is not known to contain measurable amounts of goitrogens, oxalates, or purines.
www.whfoods.com /genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=115   (1586 words)

 Maple syrup makers go with the flow - The Boston Globe
At the Coombs family farm near Brattleboro, Vt., maple trees are tapped and then the sap is taken to the sugar house to be boiled down into maple syrup.
If the syrup is left to boil at higher temperatures, it becomes maple butter, then maple taffy or soft sugar, and then hard sugar.
During sugar season, they take the hot syrup right from the evaporator and whip up maple taffy, pour it on bowls of mounded snow to cool it down, twirl the sticky taffy around sticks or forks, and wolf it down with dill pickles, doughnuts, and coffee.
www.boston.com /ae/food/articles/2007/03/21/maple_syrup_makers_go_with_the_flow   (741 words)

 Beckwith Maples maple syrup bradford county pa Pennsylvania delicious treat
Pure maple syrup is slightly sweeter than cane sugar.
To use pure maple syrup in cooking, substitute 3/4 cup of syrup for each cup of sugar and reduce the liquid in the recipe by 3 tablespoons.
Maple cream is between butter and peanut butter in consistency.
www.maple-syrup.com /recipes.htm   (333 words)

 MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Maple syrup urine disease
Maple syrup urine disease is an inherited disease of amino acid metabolism that causes acidosis, central nervous system symptoms, and urine that may smell sweet like maple syrup.
Maple syrup urine disease (MSUD) is caused by the inability to metabolize the branched-chain amino acids leucine, isoleucine, and valine.
Genetic counseling is suggested for prospective parents with a family history of maple syrup urine disease.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/ency/article/000373.htm   (661 words)

 Maple Syrup
Maple sugaring today has its roots in the methods learned from the Native American Indians by the early settlers.
The catch is that the maple crop is just about fully dependent on the weather that occurs in a 5-6 week period in early spring.
As soon as the syrup is made, it must be filtered to remove what is called "sugar sand", the gritty mineral deposits that occur naturally and precipitate out when the sap is boiled.
www.meadowcrestfarm.com /Maple_Syrup/maple_syrup.html   (990 words)

 Massachusetts Maple Producers Association Recipes
Maple syrup in drinks and with fruit dishes is delicious.
In a syrup producer's household, maple syrup is a common sweetener.
Scald cream, dissolving into it the 1/2 cup maple sugar and 1/4 cup maple syrup (or use 3/4 cup maple syrup) and the salt.
www.massmaple.org /recipe.html   (1427 words)

 Maple Syrup
The vitamins present in pure maple syrup are PP (Niacin), B5 (Pantothenic Acid), B2 (Riboflavin), Folic Acid, B6 (Pyridoxine), Biotin, and Vitamin A. Vitamins are essential, organic nutrients that serve as as helpers in cell functions.
The maple syrup sold in regular supermarkets is composed of corn syrup with 20% maple syrup sugar, artificial flavor and color and two preservatives.
Maple sap collectors often use metal pans and buckets whose seams and patches are soldered with lead.
www.curezone.com /foods/maple_syrup.htm   (768 words)

 Maple Syrup - History & Making - Food Reference
Sugar maples can attain heights of more than 125 feet (40 m), and are sought after for their tough but beautifully grained wood as well as their aromatic sap.
Maple trees should be approximately 12 inches (30 cm) in diameter (about 40 years old) before they can be tapped, and no individual tree should have more than 3 taps.
Maple syrup is made in "sugar houses." These small often weather-beaten, wooden structures are generally located at the lowest elevation of the sugarbushes (the name for groves of sugar maple trees).
www.foodreference.com /html/artmaplesyrup.html   (1245 words)

 Maple Syrup
The best way to repackage maple syrup to maintain its quality is to pour the syrup into clean 1/2 pint, pint or quart glass freezer jars to one inch from the top and freeze.
Maple syrup, however, is one of the few sweet treats that does digest in the system helping to keep the blood sugar more even.
Decrease oven temperature by 25 degrees F. Maple syrup is also one of the three ingredients in "the lemonade diet" also called "the master cleanser"...
www.maplesprings.com /maplesyrup/maplesyrup.html   (511 words)

 Maple Syrup
We chose the topic of maple syrup production because it is an important part of Wisconsin's many types of farming, one that is often overlooked.
Explain that the sugar maple is tapped for its sap, which is made into maple syrup.
The bottles of the syrup used in the beginning of this lesson will be available for the students to refer to during this process.
www.uwsp.edu /education/pcook/unitplans/syrup.htm   (4294 words)

 Ingredient Spotlight: maple syrup - Slashfood
Maple syrup is a sweet, flavorful amber liquid made from the sap of maple trees.
Syrups labeled as "pancake syrup" and "maple flavored syrup" may have a bit of Grade B added for flavor, but they are not true maple syrups.
Maple syrup can be further reduced to make candies, fudge, maples creams and even maple butter, which is similar in consistency to a nut butter.
www.slashfood.com /2005/12/18/ingredient-spotlight-maple-syrup   (681 words)

 Selecting, Storing and Serving Ohio Maple Syrup, HYG-5522-93
The label on every container of maple syrup should specify the name of the producer, the volume of the syrup in the container, and whether the syrup is a blend or pure maple syrup.
Maple syrup packaged in tin or glass can be stored for up to one year in the refrigerator in its original container.
Maple syrup is a delicious sweetener in baked beans, rice pudding, squash or carrots.
ohioline.osu.edu /hyg-fact/5000/5522.html   (1118 words)

 Maple Syrup Recipes
Maple Syrup is an excellent sugar replacement in recipes, on cold and hot cereals and deserts.
At MAPLE HILL FARM we produce a beautiful, cooking syrup that has a rich flavor, is darker in color and is perfect for all your cooking needs.
Maple syrup can be substituted for corn syrup, molasses and honey in recipes that require liquid sweeteners.
www.maplehillfarms.biz /recipes.htm   (335 words)

 Maple Syrup
Even though all over North America and other parts of the world, maple syrup is known as a breakfast delight, the Indigenous Peoples used it to enhance wild game and, later, the French settlers added it to all kinds of dishes.
From this pure syrup, which is filtered and sterilized before being pored into containers, are made: maple sugar, maple butter, soft maple sugar candy and maple taffy.
A 100% pure vegetarian maple syrup, it is considered to be the finest maple syrup harvested on the planet.
www.travellady.com /Issues/February04/MapleSyrup.htm   (1120 words)

 Maple Syrup
Syrup is great for cooking with so don't forget to pick up some RECIPES before you leave.
Grade A syrup can be made only by the evaporation of pure maple sap, and by weight must contain no less than 66% sugar.
New York Grade A maple syrup is classified according to it's color.
www.maplemadness.com /syrup.html   (1066 words)

 Maple Syrup
The farm's main crop is between 600 and 800 gallons of N.O.F.A. Massachusetts Certified Organic Pure Maple Syrup, produced each year from sap collected from 3000 taps and boiled to perfection in the farm's 5' x 14', wood-fired evaporator in sugar house we built in 1986.
Although not considered "table grade" syrup, Grade B has a full, robust maple flavor preferred by some and is often used by those engaged in cleansing diets.
is a device that mechanically removes some of the water from the pure maple sap by pushing the sap through a special membrane that has holes large enough to allow water molecules through, but not the larger sugar molecules.
www.blueheronfarm.com /maple.htm   (894 words)

 Maple Syrup Recipes and Canadian Maple Syrup
Ontario Maple Syrup is made from 100% pure
Ontario Maple Syrup is made from 100% pure maple sap.
Canadian maple syrup is the ideal accompaniment to many foods such as pancakes, waffles and toast or on its own as a sweet treat.
www.ontariomaplesyrup.com   (216 words)

 The History of Maple Syrup and the sugaring process
Maple sugaring has been an early Spring tradition in Vermont ever since the Eastern Woodland Indians discovered that maple sap cooked over an open fire produces a sweet sugar.
Maple sugar was the sole source of sweetner, as cane sugar was not introduced in America until the 1800’s.
From there it is transported to the sugar house where it is transferred to a central storage tank to feed the evaporator which boils off most of the water, leaving sweet, thick maple syrup.
www.maplemuseum.com /history.html   (447 words)

 Maple Weekend - About Us   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Maple Weekend began nearly a decade ago when Wyoming County maple producers opened their doors to the public to showcase the production of maple products from tree to table.
The first event, known then as Maple Sunday, demonstrated how maple syrup was made by tapping trees, collecting sap and boiling it into syrup.
Canada is the largest maple syrup producing country in the world.
www.mapleweekend.com /aboutus.html   (353 words)

 Maple Valley Organic B Maple Syrup
Maple Valley produces 100% pure organic maple syrup, maple candy and maple granules in a full range of sizes.
Maple Valley brand syrup is available through health food stores, natural food co-ops, restaurants and as an ingredient in many fine natural food products.
There is a difference between organic maple syrup and non-organic maple syrup.
www.maplevalleysyrup.com   (283 words)

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