Recipes to Try This July: National Ice Cream Month

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July is Ice Cream Month and we’re showcasing our favorite ice cream sundae combinations Our home state of Vermont has a proud dairy tradition – hello Cabot, Ben & Jerry’s – so we feel it’s our duty to support our fellow agricultural producers by indulging in ice cream all month long… Plus, ice cream is simplyRead More

In Partnership with: Reduce Your Lawn Day

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The mission of Reduce Your Lawn Day is simple:to educate, inspire, and convert the underutilized spaces in our yards for a better world. Reducing your lawn can help rebuild habitat, right in your own yard. Read Four Reasons to Reduce Your Lawn and sign the pledge here: Sign the pledge by May 27th and you’llRead More

96 Steps: What Goes Into Creating a New Flavor?

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“What the heck takes so long?!” Since you asked, it takes approximately 96 steps to bring a product from ideation to saturating your pancakes. There’s naming convention, packaging selection, ingredient sourcing, spec sheet builds, material onboarding… plus 91 other tasks to check off the list.  Since winning this year’s New Flavor Contest, our flavor alchemists haveRead More

By the Numbers: 2024 Sugaring Season

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How do we love maple? Let us count the ways.

5 Maple Recipes for Mother’s Day

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Treat the moms and mother figures in your life to something sweet — from breakfast in bed to decadent desserts that will knock their socks off. We have just the right recipes to wow this Mother’s Day.  

Happy Earth Day: Sustainability Spotlight

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HAPPY EARTH DAY! The way we see it, both maple and honey are products that work for a better environment and not against it. At Runamok, we believe protecting the land is of the utmost importance. Both maple and honey are gifts from nature and we endeavor to show our appreciation by protecting the naturalRead More

Maple 101: How do we know when sugaring season is over?

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Maple season is very short and incredibly weather dependent. Basically, there are plenty of opportunities to run amok. So, how do we determine when a season is officially over?   No sugaring season has a set end date – or reason. Some years the conditions are perfect and we’re boiling superb maple syrup well intoRead More

Recipes: What We’re Making This Spring

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We’re still riding out the tail end of sugaring season here in Northern Vermont, but in the kitchen, we’ve moved on to warmer seasons.  From maple-sweetened treats to honey’s delicate floral notes, we’re rediscovering the flavors of spring. See what we’ve been making this month:   Azalea Cocktail Early April has us reaching for our grenadineRead More

Meet the Maker: Golden Dog Farm

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Sugarmaker’s Dark is sourced from a handful of our small-batch sugaring partners across the state of Vermont who are making syrup the old fashioned way: slow boiled over a wood-fired evaporator. This March, our co-founder Laura Sorkin took a tour of Golden Dog Farm – one of our producer partners for Sugarmaker’s Dark – toRead More

Brunch Recipes for Spring

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There are so many reasons to celebrate in the spring – maple sugaring season, longer days, the return of sunshine here in Vermont, spring equinox, Easter, Eid, Passover, Mother’s Day, and more…   We love an occasion and, to us, spring says brunch. We’ve compiled a few of our favorite brunch recipes to elevate yourRead More

10 Pancake Recipes to Celebrate National Pancake Day

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The origins of Pancake Day, celebrated this year on Tuesday, February 13, 2024, go back to Fat Tuesday (also known as Mardi Gras, Shrove Tuesday, Carnival, etc. depending where you celebrate) as a final indulgence in rich foods before lent. Regardless of your religious persuasions, it’s always a good time to indulge in a celebrationRead More

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

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NEED SOMETHING SWEET FOR YOUR SWEETIE? With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, now is the time to show that special someone you really care. Sure, you could just pick up another box of chocolates or flowers like every other couple on the block, but we all know nothing says “I love you” like aRead More

Sugaring Season: How Maple Syrup is Made

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Welcome to Sugaring Season Every January, once the winter chill has settled in for the long-haul in Vermont, sugarmakers dust off the gear and get ready for the most important weeks of our whole year: sugaring season. As maple syrup producers, we talk a lot about “sugaring” – we share photos of our crew deepRead More

Sweet and Spicy Snacks for the Big Game

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“What Time does the Superbowl Start?” “Who is in the Superbowl?” “Who is playing the halftime show?” “Where’s Taylor Swift?” …We’re asking: what about the snacks?! Our Hot + Spicy Maple Syrup and trio of Hot Honeys are the MVPs of our hosting kitchen this year. They go beyond generically “hot” flavors to bring unique pepper profiles, tons ofRead More

A Sweet Farewell: Retiring Flavors

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THESE FLAVORS ARE RETIRING We have a limited stock remaining of these flavors below. Now is your final chance to stock up – once they are sold out they will be gone for good. CLICK ON IMAGE TO SHOP            

The Top 10 Flavors of 2023

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HERE ARE THE TOP FLAVORS OF 2023 We’ve tallied every last bottle sold on our site – this is what our customers were loving the most this year. Have you tried these fan-favorites yet? LET’S COUNT IT DOWN… (Click on any tile to learn more and try it today!) *ranking based on the total numberRead More

10 Non-Alcoholic Drinks to Enjoy during Dry January

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1. The Swear Jar This is the perfect quencher that contains two of our favorite Runamok mixers: Maple Grenadine and Maple Tonic. You can use either regular Maple Tonic or Sparkle Tonic if you are feeling like stepping it up a notch. Amounts are to taste; adjust as you like. We gave it this nameRead More

Year in Review: A look back at 2023

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It is with immense gratitude that we say THANK YOU to our customers, partners, friends, and collaborators for your input, support, and mutual love of Runamok… We wish you a happy new year ahead!   YEAR IN REVIEW…  

10 Ways to Use Our Infused Honey

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Both around the world and in our home state of Vermont, honey is celebrated for its versatility, history, and endless health benefits. At Runamok, we decided to take honey’s capability in the kitchen a step further, utilizing our years of experience perfecting Infused Maple Syrup to create a line of Infused Honey– with excellent results,Read More

Vegan Recipes Using Maple Syrup: 6 Vegan Recipes to Try

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In a vegan kitchen, nothing’s more important than having a (variety of) sweeteners you trust– because typical ingredients, like butter and eggs, are off the table– literally. For many, maple syrup is at the top of the list when it comes to natural sweeteners. So, whether you’re a strict vegan or simply someone who likesRead More

Holiday Gifting Guide 2023

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See: Salted Caramel Maple Syrup, WhistlePig Barrel-Aged Maple Syrup, Smoked Old Fashioned Cocktail Mixer See: Beekeeper’s Cut Autumn Blossom Honey, Maple Grenadine, Best Seller’s Large Gift Box See Small Gift Box, Sparkle Syrup, Holiday Spice Infused Maple Syrup  SHOP ALL HOLIDAY FAVORITES

Maple Syrup Grades Explained

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We all know and love maple syrup as a breakfast staple, whether drizzled over pancakes, in our coffee, or swirled into oatmeal. But contrary to popular belief, not all maple syrups are created equal. If you’ve ever found yourself standing in the grocery aisle, confused by the different grades of maple syrup, you’re not alone. Read More

5 Elevated Breakfasts Using Maple Syrup

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The morning rush of getting ready for school is back, and so is the challenge of serving up a delicious (and nutritious) breakfast that will fuel whatever your day has in store.  We’re sharing five mouthwatering breakfast recipes that incorporate the sweetness of maple syrup. Whether you’re a busy parent or a student on-the-go, theseRead More

Holiday Hosting Guide

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The holidays are a time to relax, reflect, and enjoy time with loved ones. If you’re hosting this holiday season, it is probably because you’re looking forward to inviting your friends and family over for a shared meal and revelry. In practice, however, preparing a sumptuous feast for a group can feel like the oppositeRead More

Community Spotlight: My Vermont Table by Gesine Bullock-Prado

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Our friend Gesine Bullock-Prado released her latest cookbook, My Vermont Table, this past spring. The book adds to her impressive collection of cookbooks, most of which focus on baking. It is especially near to our hearts because she features Runamok maple and honey as her go-to ingredient in a number of dishes. Also because itRead More

6 Apple Brandy Barrel-Aged Maple Recipes for Fall

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One of our most popular seasonal limited releases, Apple Brandy Barrel-aged Maple Syrup is a true autumn delight. With similar vanilla notes like our Bourbon Barrel-aged, but with a definitive apple finish. It’s a go-to for breakfast favorites (so good on waffles on a chilly mornings), but also has a number of other uses fromRead More

4 Honey Cocktails to Celebrate Barr Hill’s Bee’s Knees Week

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During Bee’s Knees Week, the simple act of enjoying a refreshing Barr Hill Bee’s Knees cocktail helps protect pollinators! In celebration of National Honey Month and Bee’s Knees Week, we’ve collaborated with our friends at Barr Hill by Caledonia Spirits who developed a series of gin cocktails using our wide variety of Runamok honeys for a unique spin onRead More

A Look Inside with Laura: Honey Varietals through the Seasons

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It is difficult to convey in words how different our raw honey varietals are in flavor… On each product page, we have offered some taste comparisons to help, but another way to explain our honey is in seasonality. Just as maple syrup changes in color and flavor throughout the sugaring season, honey also changes inRead More

5 Recipes to Try This Fall Using Infused Honey

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With fall weather just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to gather with friends and family to celebrate the change in season. At Runamok, we believe that a touch of our infused honey makes every gathering a little sweeter. Here are five recipes that will make your celebration unforgettable. 1. Autumn Harvest Savory GaletteRead More

Feed the Bees: Expanding Pollinator Habitat in collaboration with American Meadows

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Help us feed the bees this National Honey Month by creating new pollinator habitat and beautifying your outdoor space! We’ve partnered with our friends at American Meadows to include a free packet of Feed The Bees Wildflower Seed Mix with every order, all September long. Did you know over 85% of U.S. households have an outdoor livingRead More