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

By:  | | Producer Spotlight, Product Guides
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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

Sugaring Season: Do you really know 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

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

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

By:  | | Awards, Product Guides
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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

By:  | | Sugaring
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

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

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

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

Community Spotlight: Barbecuing with Maple and Honey

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Both maple and honey are sweet, sticky, saucy, and pair oh so well with a touch of smoky heat (hello Merquén Infused Maple). They’ve long been our secret weapon for delicious barbecue – and the experts behind the grill seem to agree! SUMMER OF BARBECUE: RECIPES FT. RUNAMOK Do you want super tender, juicy &Read More

Camping Recipes for the Great Outdoors

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Going Camping? Don’t forget to pack your Runamok… From syrup-soaked griddle cakes for breakfast to smoked old fashioned campfire cocktails at night, a delicious adventure awaits! If you’re hitting the trails for camping and hiking this summer, don’t forget to pack the Runamok. Start your day off right with our traditional, smoked, barrel-aged, and infusedRead More

Sustainability Spotlight: Bird-Friendly Maple Project

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The Bird-Friendly Maple Project is a collaborative effort led by Audubon Vermont that brings together Vermont’s maple sugaring industry with bird conservation. WHAT DOES “BIRD-FRIENDLY MAPLE” MEAN? While maple syrup can look and taste similar, it can come from forests that are managed in dramatically different ways…   THE CHALLENGE: The woods can be aRead More

How to Substitute Maple Syrup for White Sugar

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How to Substitute Maple in Your Recipes We have an extensive collection of recipes that we’ve developed using maple as the primary sweetener, but if you’re looking to substitute maple into everyday recipes in your repertoire, here’s how…   Other Tips and Tricks For baking, add 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon baking soda, unless your recipe already calls for buttermilk,Read More

How to Use Maple and Honey in Your Summer Grilling

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When we think of grilling and barbecue, we think of glazes that are robust, tangy, sticky, and sweet. Maple syrup and honey are the perfect ingredients for a touch of sweetness behind the spice. In place of the typical brown sugar or molasses – maple syrup and honey add richer, more complex flavors and areRead More

Frozen Desserts for Summer

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Chill out with these naturally sweetened treats! There are countless ways to elevate your everyday summer dishes with big flavor and a touch of sweetness. Maple syrup is divine over ice cream, honey adds a beautiful complement to fresh fruit, and our hot and smoky flavors were made for your grill. If you’re looking forRead More

Pollinator Week: Pollinator Garden Install

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As a honey company, pollinators are crucial to what we do. The way we see it, both maple and honey are products that work for a better environment, and not against it. Environmental responsibility is at the core of our mission here at Runamok. From solar panels and sustainable packing, to bird-friendly and organic certifications,Read More

Maple Grenadine Syrup: Everything You Need to Know

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Originating from the French word “grenade,” or, pomegranate, Grenadine Syrup is commonly known as a tart addition to many a favorite cocktail and mocktail– from a Shirley Temple to a Tequila Sunrise.  At Runamok, however, we’re known for putting a twist on classic flavors– and our Maple Grenadine Syrup is no different. A tribute to the original,Read More

First Day of Summer: Honey Recipes

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The summer solstice is finally here – it’s the longest day of the year and also the middle of Pollinator Week, so there’s only one way to celebrate: Honey Recipes! Here’s a roundup of our favorite honey recipes you’re going to want to make all summer long…             SHOP HONEYRead More

Pollinator Week 2023: Ways to Get Involved!

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Pollinator Week is an annual celebration in support of pollinator health that was initiated and is managed by Pollinator Partnership. Pollinators aren’t just bees they are birds, bats, butterflies, beetles, and other small mammals that pollinate plants and are responsible for bringing us one out of every three bites of food we consume. They also sustain our ecosystemsRead More