Apricot Scones with Ginger Maple Glaze

Apricot Scones with Ginger Maple Glaze

  Since we moved here in 2000 to start a farm, I occasionally stop and ask myself what I did with my time before crops and children.  Truly, the thought of a day off with no commitments, weeding, chauffeuring, labelling, cooking, or general ‘momming’ is... read more
Strawberry Shortcake with Ginger Infused Maple

Strawberry Shortcake with Ginger Infused Maple

At some point, I have attempted to grow pretty much every variety of fruit and vegetable that can grow in our climate with one exception: strawberries.  It’s not that I don’t love them – I adore them – it is that they are royal pain.  Given they need a period of... read more
Coconut Ice Cream with Grilled Pineapple and Makrut Lime-Leaf Maple Syrup

Coconut Ice Cream with Grilled Pineapple and Makrut Lime-Leaf Maple Syrup

Do you ever have foods that are on the periphery of your personal menu but then when you get around to eating them you wonder why you don’t eat them more?  Coconut and pineapple are like that for me.  I like them plenty but perhaps Vermont is so very UN-tropical that... read more
Maple Nut Bars

Maple Nut Bars

Maple bars are basically a portable version of pecan pie.  The crust for the bars is more of a shortbread than pie crust but the top layer of gooey, mapley goodness is the same.  These were a hit at our Maple Open House in March.  Folks walked around the sugarhouse,... read more
Acer Carya (aka Maple Pecan) Ice Cream

Acer Carya (aka Maple Pecan) Ice Cream

Tree food!  Sound appealing?  Okay, how about Maple-Pecan Ice Cream?  When I was making this recipe, it occurred to me that it derived its predominant flavor from two North American trees, Acer saccharum and Carya illinoinensis .  I didn’t formally study forestry but... read more
Maple and Orange Tea Cake

Maple and Orange Tea Cake

This cake is another example of substituting maple syrup for any recipe that calls for making caramel.  I saw this recipe in Better Homes and Gardens (February, 2017) and immediately decided it had a higher calling with maple.  Essentially you make an orange cake... read more

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