The Quiet of Winter

The Quiet of Winter

Winter has set in and the work in the bush has slowed down for now.  A few sap lines to replace and tree branches to remove from the lines.  Snowshoes are required but that gets us in shape for the tree tapping season to come! read more
Maple Syrup Cake

Maple Syrup Cake

1/2 cup butter 1 cup granulated sugar 2 eggs, beaten 1 cup maple syrup 1/2 cup hot water 2 2/3 cups white flour 2 tsp. baking powder 2/3 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. ginger 1/2 tsp. vanilla Cream butter, add sugar, beaten eggs & maple syrup. Sift together flour,... read more
Maple Sugar Shortbread Cookies

Maple Sugar Shortbread Cookies

1 cup Butter 1 cup Maple Sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 egg 1 tbs. water 2 cups white flour 1 tsp. baking powder Maple sprinkles (optional) Cream butter & sugars. Add beaten egg, water. Mix flour & baking powder. Add to creamed mixture. cool in fridge for 30... read more
Cranberry Maple Baked Oatmeal

Cranberry Maple Baked Oatmeal

1 cup old-fashioned or steel cut oats 1/2 cup Bella Hill Cranberry Maple Syrup 2 cups fat-free milk or 1 cup milk & 1 cup low-fat yogurt 2 sliced apples or 1/2 cup chunky applesauce 1/4 tsp. almond extract or vanilla 2 Tbsp. sliced almonds or pumpkin seeds In... read more
Maple Peanut Brittle

Maple Peanut Brittle

3 1/2 tbsp. Butter 2 1/2 cups Bella Hill Maple Syrup 1/2 tsp. Salt 2/3 cup sugar 1 1/2 to 2 cups large peanuts Cook butter, syrup, salt and sugar until it reaches 300 degrees F. on a candy thermometer – brittle stage. Add peanuts and stir. Pour immediately onto cookie... read more

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