11 Mouth-Wateringly Delicious Maple Dessert Recipes

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Everyone knows that maple syrup is great on pancakes but it is also an excellent sweetener in all sorts of desserts and pastries. Here are some of our favorites from the Runamok recipe collection that really show its range. From decadent, gooey Pudding Chomeur to classic Apple Crisp, these dessert recipes show how easy itRead More

Our Response to the COVID-19 Crisis

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The Covid crisis has been in action for long enough that we now have some perspective on how it has changed us and our business. It is important to take a minute and reflect on a most extraordinary six months and ask the question; what the hell just happened?  So here is a short summaryRead More

What Does One Do with Sparkle Syrup?

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Sparkle Syrup is made with pure maple syrup and pearlescent mica.  The sparkles are flavorless so the syrup can be used anywhere you would put regular maple syrup like pancakes or waffles.  But to play up the fun of the sparkles, we have a few suggestions to create a little magic.   Make a sparklyRead More

Grilling with Runamok Maple: Marinades, Side Dishes & More

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When we think of grilling and barbeque, we think of glazes that are robust, tangy and slightly sweet.  Maple syrup is the perfect ingredient for the sugary component – rich, complex, and already in syrup form to add to sauces and marinades. And, of course, using Runamok’s infused and smoked maple syrups make it thatRead More

6 of Our Best-Selling Infused Maple Syrups

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At Runamok, we are often asked what our favorite infused maple syrup is, but how can one answer? It would be like picking a favorite child – impossible. Our customers have their favorites, however, which we can see on our sales charts. By far our best selling infused syrup is Cinnamon+Vanilla and it would beRead More

The Lighter Side of Maple: Summer Recipes with Runamok Maple Syrups

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Here at Runamok, we are always trying to get people to think beyond pancakes when using maple syrup.  There is no better time to demonstrate this than in summer.  This is a season to lighten up and take advantage of seasonal fruit and veggies in salads, desserts and drinks. Consider all of the places youRead More

Fixing Up Our Fairfax Facility

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We have been at our new site in Fairfax for over a year but all of our building renovations have been focused inside (except for one wicked expensive roof repair and a subsequent wicked cool solar array.) Our building has a wonderful history in that it manufactured scrabble tiles and other game pieces for yearsRead More

Summer Cocktails to Brighten Your Spirits

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Boozy, tart, cold and fruity – these are all things we want in a summer cocktail. When we first started infusing maple syrup, we recognized that they would be excellent in cocktails and so we started experimenting. There are now over 60 cocktail recipes using our syrups that you can find on our website.  ItRead More

Elevate your Ice Cream with Runamok Maple Syrups

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Ice cream topped with maple – perhaps you’ve tried it or maybe you haven’t. For those who have, you know that pure maple syrup over vanilla ice cream is a revelation.  We have enjoyed our Sugarmaker’s Cut pure maple on Vermont’s own Ben & Jerry’s vanilla for years.  But when we started our line ofRead More

How Maple Syrup is Made: The Woods

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Every winter sugarmakers tap their maple trees by drilling a small hole in the trunk and inserting a spout.  With 81,000 taps to put in, we start the process in mid-January so we are ready for the first thaw.  Tapping all our trees in time is a battle against the elements.  January, more often thanRead More

What Makes Maple Syrup Organic?

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For many who buy organically grown produce, their main concern is chemicals on their food. As an organic grower, I understand the inclination, not comprehending why one would put poison on something they are going to eat.  There are some organically certified items, however, that no doubt elicit a bit of eye-rolling.  Have you everRead More

Maple + Conservation

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Maple syrup is the gold standard of agriculture and conservation coexisting.  It is made by tapping trees in a natural forest and gathering the sap in the spring when the weather warms during the day and drops below freezing at night.  Aside from fishing, it is one of the last agricultural industries in which theRead More

4 Pantry Staple Recipes You Can Make Without Running to the Store

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A big, big thank you for those who head out every day to keep our vital services and hospitals going.  For the majority of us, however, we are staying home and keeping trips to the store to a minimum.  That means facing the pantry and fridge with a daily calculation: ‘I’ve got A but don’tRead More

Maple Oatmeal Recipes

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Oatmeal is wholesome and nutritious… and a little boring. It needs some assertive flavors to turn it into a meal you would look forward to. Consider Runamok Maple your ally to keeping your breakfast healthy AND delicious. Our syrup is organic and all natural as are the ingredients we use for our infusions, so youRead More

COVID-19 Update

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3/27/20 Runamok Maple is in full operation. Production is currently running Monday through Thursday and our fulfillment team is working Monday through Friday 8-4. Our sugaring team is still working the woods and boiling regularly. Office staff is working remotely and is accessible through phone (802.849.7943) and email (info@runamokmaple.com). If you have any questions, pleaseRead More