With a touch of maple sweetness, the bite of bitters and brightness of citrus, this drink is a great twist on the traditional Old Fashioned cocktail.
Salt, a little spice and lots of crunch make this an irresistible treat. Pair with our Maple Bourbon Splash for a great Happy Hour with friends.
When you find hicans, be sure to adorn them with the simple ingredients in this recipe so the true flavor shines through. Pecans or walnuts can be substituted, but hicans are worth the search.
The days of rugged granolas have given way to those with a bit more flair. Making your own is also a good reason to reach for flavor neutral oils that don’t compete with the salty, sweet or spicy nature of your favorite recipe.
The sweetness of the maple syrup is complimented by smoky, warm and spicy seasonings to create a thick, fragrant and flavorful glaze for finely textured pork. Be sure to choose side dishes that offset the sweet nature of the recipe.
If you’ve ever had to be coaxed to “eat your Brussels sprouts,” it wasn’t because of this recipe. These Brussels sprouts soak up the sweet smoky goodness of pure local maple syrup, and the crisp bits of bacon add a little welcome crunch.
Any grade of maple syrup will do, but for full, robust flavor, choose darker, late season maple syrup. This vinaigrette is perfect for salads that feature slices of pears or apples and salty feta or goat cheese.
So many local ingredients can only add up to fabulous local flavor in this sauce. Feel free to mix up the varieties and colors of tomatoes. Adding a few plum or paste tomatoes will add some body. This sauce freezes beautifully for up to six months.
Maple syrup has its place at the breakfast table and sometimes in the most unusual places like in this all-in-one bacon and egg dish.