New England Maple Syrup Makes the Grade


Maple sugaring time is here again! This blog was written a couple of years ago anD we still go back to get syrup from our favorite sugar houses so read the blog post to find out about the different experiences, but the maple weekends change every year.
So for 2014
MAINE
Maine Maple Sunday, March 23, 2014
http://www.mainemapleproducers.com/maine-maple-sunday-map.html

MASSACHUSETTS
Maple Weekend: March 22-23
http://www.massmaple.org/

NEW HAMPSHIRE
March 22 & 23, 2014
http://www.nhmapleproducers.com/

VERMONT
2014 Vermont Maple Open House Weekend – March 22 & 23
http://vermontmaple.org/2014-maple-open-house-weekend/

NEW YORK
March 22-23 & 29-30, 2014 10am-4pm each day http://www.mapleweekend.com/locations.php

Brain4rent's Blog

Buddy: “We elves try to stick to the four main food groups : candy, candy canes, candy corns and syrup .”  From the movie “Elf”

IMG_4184 maple products all in a rowCall me a sap for maple syrup, but I attribute magical powers to the stuff. Before that first sticky drop drizzles my pancake, I know it will transform any ordinary flapjack from sweet to sublime. And I don’t even “like like” pancakes.

“A waffle is like a pancake with a syrup trap.” Mitch Hedberg

Parkers Maple Barn tree Parkers Maple Barn tree

For years I stayed away from syrup, and pancakes until I followed the twang of blue grass music at the Topsfield Fair and landed adjacent to the Leavitt Family Maple booth. Based in Sunapee, NH, they offered free samples of various grades. I had my “wow” moment when presented with a tiny Dixie cup with darker liquid barely coating the bottom. Grade B maple syrup…. Angels…

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