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Maple Syrup

Discussion in 'Food Talk' started by RCBS, Jan 30, 2009.

  1. RCBS

    RCBS [OP] Mr Thundermaker is about to start barking fire!

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    Am currently looking at making my own maple syrup. Just wondred if anyone has any tips or pointers for someone starting out. Also need to find a good supplier of equipment (buckets, taps, etc.)

    Feedback & comments welcome and appreciated.
     
  2. brianr

    brianr go shit in your hat

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    I'll help sample if you need an outside opinion! :D
     
  3. 98tacoma27

    98tacoma27 :POOPCORN: Staff Member

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    I just read this morning that it takes forty gallons of sap to make on gallon of syrup.
     
  4. kris77

    kris77 Born in the Backwoods

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    I see your in Ohio...Come to Pickens, WV for the Maple Syrup Festival in a few months...Everything you need to know...

    Its great...3rd weekend in march...You can smell pancakes for miles...

    www.westvirginiamaplesyrupfestival.com
     
  5. RCBS

    RCBS [OP] Mr Thundermaker is about to start barking fire!

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    "samples" will start at $5 a pint. :)

    yup. i believe it's worth it...ever read a Hungry Jack or Eggo syrup ingredients list? my family has just over two hundred acres, with plenty of black & sugar maple trees.

    Sweet! (pun intended) i may just have to do that. thanks for the info!
     
  6. azzurri

    azzurri Well-Known Member

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    dont u need a copper pot
     
  7. 98tacoma27

    98tacoma27 :POOPCORN: Staff Member

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    I am willing to purchase a bottle!!
     
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    type in how to MAKE maple syrup


    You'll be amazed the amount of info u will find!
     
  9. Delmarva

    Delmarva Mayor of TW

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    hmm... I like maple bacon... :D
     
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    Talk to producers in your area to find out the ins and outs. They are the best possible source. I buy my Maple Syrup by the gallon and go thropugh 1.5 gallons a year.
     
  11. Dark Knight

    Dark Knight East Bound and Down

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    x2. a week ago all i had in the fridge was a pound of bacon, I cooked it all and had bacon sandwiches. If I dont log on you know i've died from my arteries clogging:pray:.


    Maple syrup is Delicious!!!!! on Eggo's:D
     
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