Words from the Woods. Bread Loaf View Farm Maple Blog
How to enjoy Maple Cream
We are the featured sugar makers at the Vermont Maple Sugar Makers Association!
Our sugar maker, Kenn Hastings, and business manager, Eliza Eaton, discuss the unique start of Bread Loaf View Farm in a feature article on The Vermont Sugar Makers Association website. The article also gives a lovely description of our current projects as well as the challenges Kenn faces each season. You can read the full story at here.
Maple BBQ Sauce
To be completely honest, we're sharing a family secret... This original barbecue sauce recipe comes from a dear friend that has been perfecting this recipe for years. One day we hope to convince him to bottle and sell his creation, but until then you'll have to try recreating his magic yourself! This sauce is perfect for pulled pork, but equally wonderful all other pork and poultry. Ingredients: 1 c. apple cider vinegar 1 c. tomato puree 1/4 c. water ¼ c. minced onion (or 1/8 c onion flakes) 2 T. minced garlic (or 1 T granulated garlic) 2 T. vegetable oil 2...
Everyday Uses for Maple
Have you ever thought about using Vermont Maple Syrup to sweeten your coffee or tea? Maple Syrup dissolves quickly in warm beverages, unlike granulated sugar and the subtle taste of maple in a cup of coffee feels lavish without being so. Plus, you can feel great knowing that Maple Syrup has more naturally occurring vitamins and minerals than other sweeteners, plus maple contains over 50 antioxidants! As soon as we starting swapping out traditional sweeteners with Maple Syrup, we realized there are so many everyday uses in our household! Here’s just a few ideas to get you started: Sweetening coffee or tea...
How to Substitute Maple Syrup or Sugar
Did you know Maple Syrup can be used in place of white sugar in most recipes? Maple's unique flavor is a great way to infuse sweetness into a favorite recipe. Better still, with over 50 antioxidants and naturally occurring essential minerals such as calcium, magnesium, potassium, and manganese, using maple is a healthier way to sweeten your food and beverages! To begin using Maple Syrup in place of the usual white sugar, it’s helpful to keep a few pointers in mind. If using maple syrup, for each cup of sugar a recipe calls for, use ¾ cup of maple syrup and reduce...