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.
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.
'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.
Temperatures are cool at night and warm during the day. It must be time to tap maple trees! Michael Bell gives a tutorial.
Pineapple and bananas make this juice sweet and healthy.
Start your morning off right with a hot and hearty bowl of oatmeal.
Add some local maple syrup, red onions and salt and pepper to your 6-7 ounce salmon fillet. Then get creative with additional seasonings!
240sweet makes artisan marshmallows. Medora, Indiana gears up for the National Maple Syrup Festival. And a farmer sells honey at the Winter Farmers Market.
Southern Indiana's unusual weather this winter has meant that sappers at Burton's Maplewood Farms have had to get a jump start on tapping maple trees.
I foraged for these walnuts at my house in Columbus, Indiana. Now it's time to turn them into a taste topping for pancakes!
Fall is definitely setting in, and that means walnuts are dropping from trees. We make two condiment recipes today that feature their earthy taste.
Quinoa is an easy to cook grain that - when combined with syrup - can be a rich, savory dish that is healthy too.
We’re taking it to the streets and exploring food trucks in Columbus, Ohio with Bethia Woolf. And, Happy Pig serves high class, local food from a two-man cart.
More brunch! An egg casserole with artichoke hearts, potatoes and a slew of other things. And, the Drunken Watermelon will put a smile on your guests’ faces.
Matt Colglazier turned a passion for spirits into something more with American Craft Spirits website. He takes us on a tour of some small American distilleries.
I fell back in love with Acorn Squash last year when I was making baby purees for my son's first meals. I wanted to try something a little different this time.
I wanted to do a pumpkin bread, but I didn't want to stick with tradition, so I decided to combine pumpkin and zucchini for this one.
Walnuts require time and energy to get them from the tree to the plate, but these two recipes will prove that they are worth all the trouble.
If you want to keep your "home, sweet home" sweet and close to home, here are some simple ideas to get away from using cane sugar.
We're sweetening things up this week with a tasty turnip dish that pairs this somewhat perplexing root vegetable with pears and real maple syrup.