I Love Making Maple Syrup

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    One of My Favourite Memories..

    ... going back in the bush with my Dad is my very favourite memory. He would tell me about the old days of gathering sap, and he would always point out the old boiling places - the Headrick boiling place, of course, and MacLaren's boiling place too, both on our property now. My...
    genzero genzero
    41-45, F
    Jul 27, 2007

    Question On Making Maple Syrup

    I live in southern VA. No one around here makes maple syrup. I don't know if there is a reason. This year I tried it. We tapped 40 trees on our land and collected about 50 gallons of sap. We boiled it down last week and got 7 pints of syrup.   My question is. Some of...
    mccounforge mccounforge
    41-45, M
    1 Response Feb 27, 2010

    First Year Maple Tapper...

    I'm from Fortville, Indiana, just north of Indianapolis. Over the winter I ordered 6 buckets and spiles online and patiently waited for the weather to be right to tap the 3 huge maples in my front yard. 3 trees successfully tapped and sap is flowing. I'm currently on my third...
    HurricaneNic HurricaneNic
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Feb 29, 2012

    The Sweetest Drip - Making of Maple Syrup

    Follow and Learn the entire process of turning maple tree sap into sweet maple syrup, and from syrup into making sweet treats including maply candy, sugar, lollipops, cream, pecans and more. http://www.thesweetestdrip.com/ http://www.thesweetestdrip.com/http://profile.myspace...
    sweetestdrip sweetestdrip
    46-50
    Apr 2, 2008

    Our Maple Forest

    Each year we enjoy visiting the local maple boiler on Maple Sunday. This is the day each boiler gets to show off their setup and sell their products. We loved it so much we decided to try our hand at it. We own 24 acres of woods way behind our house and are lucky enough to have...
    lewnys lewnys
    41-45, M
    Feb 16, 2013
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