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Posts tagged maple syrup

February 19, 2015

 

maple sap dripping from tree

Maple Syrup Takes Center Stage, Bread Bakers, Farm Drones

Michael Farrell talks about the future of maple sugaring. Tim Burton ages his syrups for enhanced flavor. Two bread bakers balance precision with creativity.

February 12, 2015

 

chicken wings

Sweet ‘N Spicy Chicken Wings

These chicken wings get the sweet from maple syrup and the heat from cayenne pepper and chili flakes.

February 5, 2015

 

kale pieces on a baking sheet

Kale Chips And Hot Chocolate, Carbon Cycle, Kids Get Cooking

Let your kids experiment with making food. Sarah Elton tells us why. We tap maple trees. Kale and chocolate for our snacks. And, carbon in the Corn Belt.

December 1, 2014

 

brussels sprouts

Spicy Habanero And Maple Brussels Sprouts

Sweet, spicy and salty. This dish gives your palate a little bit of everything!

August 5, 2014

 

baby turnips with pears

Caramelized Turnips And Pears, How Sweet It Is

Take a chance on some turnips! This recipe cuts the slightly bitter taste of the root vegetable with maple syrup and pears.

April 5, 2014

 

dandelion in the snow

Spring Foraging Off To Slow Start

Author and homesteader Eric Brown worries that the record cold temperatures this winter will further delay the appearance of wild edibles.

March 8, 2014

Breaking Bread 

sourdough loaf, sliced

Bread Baking For All, Invasive Plants, Maple Syrup Recipes

Our experts give you advice for baking delicious loaves of bread, gluten-free and gluten-full. Maple syrup with turnips. And, are invasive weeds on the rise?

March 1, 2014

Is It Spring Yet? 

several maple trees tapped with buckets

Young Farmers Need Land, Tapping Maple Trees, Wild Rice

This episode, encouragement to tap maple trees yourself this year. A handheld snack with Chef Daniel Orr. And, small farmers make the food system their own.

February 28, 2014

DIY 

cover of sugarmaker's companion

Maple Syrup And All Its Delicious Parts

Making maple syrup does not need to be left to the experts. Michael Farrell's "A Sugarmaker's Companion" will give you the tools you need to do it yourself.

November 2, 2013

Fall Maple Time 

hogs at Schact Farm

Aged Maple Syrup, Hogs On The Farm, Lentil Soup And Chili

Maple syrup in November! Burton's Maplewood Farm is aging maple syrup, and we use the finished product in crème brûlée. Then we meet hogs at Schacht Farm.

October 30, 2013

Sweet 'n' Sappy 

maple spiced creme brûlée

Maple Spiced Crème Brûlée

This recipe will make you long for spring, but the aged maple syrup will taste complex, just like a fall afternoon.

October 27, 2013

Feeling Autumnal 

Three pumpkin cupcakes arranged on a plate

Vegan Pumpkin Cupcakes

Celebrate a flawless fall day with an afternoon of leaf-crunching sweetened with spice-filled treats

June 8, 2013

Cheesecake? 

clothbound cheddar cheese

Local Food Thrives In Vermont, Architecture Of A Cake

Professor Amy Trubek discusses her research with Vermont maple syrup and artisan cheese, and amateur bakers try their hands at architecturally inspired cakes.

April 4, 2013

Weekly Dose 

sheet mulching

Minimal Work, Maximum Yield: Benefits Of Polycultural Garden

We're working in the garden with the guys from Bread & Roses. After the initial elbow grease of laying sheet mulch, the garden then maintains itself.

March 28, 2013

Bittersweet 

maple glazed turnips

Maple Glazed Turnips

We’re going to do something very Hoosier with turnips today, pairing them with some local maple syrup from Burton’s Maplewood Farm.

March 13, 2013

Sweet Stuff 

Mike Bell Boiling Maple Syrup

Boiling Sap Down To Syrup

It takes hours to boil maple sap down to syrup, but with the help of his decidedly low-tech maple syrup evaporator, Michael Bell is up to the challenge.

February 23, 2013

Sweetness! 

Bloomington Winter Farmers Market

Winter Farmers Market, Boiling Maple Syrup, Yam Salad

We chat with three vendors selling fresh, local food at the Bloomington Winter Farmers Market, then we cook with yams. Mike Bell boils maple sap down to syrup.

February 16, 2013

Spring Tradition 

tap and bucket on a maple tree

Feel The Flow: Tapping Maple Tree

'Tis the season for making maple syrup! Michael Bell demonstrates how to tap a maple tree, and Chef Daniel Orr sweetens some turnips and pears with local syrup.

February 14, 2013

Feel The Flow 

bucket hanging on a maple tree

The Pulse Of Early Spring: Tapping Maple Trees

Temperatures are cool at night and warm during the day. It must be time to tap maple trees! Michael Bell gives a tutorial.

January 28, 2013

Just Juice It 

strawberries in blender

Kids In The Kitchen: Cool Cat

Pineapple and bananas make this juice sweet and healthy.

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