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Maple Orange Cornish Hens

March 12, 2010 – 1:58 pm |

Maple syrup is definitely not just for pancakes. This is a great recipe for Cornish Hens that will definitely make all your hard work boiling down Maple sap this spring worth while. True, oranges cannot …

I’d Tap That: A Beginner’s Guide to Making Your Own Maple Syrup

February 22, 2010 – 1:59 am |

It’s mid-February and the only thing that keeps a Canadian like me from opening a vein this time of year is the thought of thawing snow, plants beginning to grow, song birds returning and budding leaves on the trees. Even before we can start seed in the greenhouse or prepare the soil for Spring planting out at the farm, we can enjoy the first glorious days of relative warmth and participate in a local culinary tradition that predates European settlement of this harsh, cold landscape. All ‘syrup-suckers’, as Stephen Colbert affectionately refers to us Canadians, really should give the process of making Maple syrup a try at least once. When the Enns family offered up for tapping their 25 acres of virgin sugar bush in New Hamburg, Ontario that is exactly what I intended to do for the very first time.