Maine Maple Syrup!
The Official Sweetener
of Maine


Maine Maple Beyond Pancakes

A Collection of 179 Favored Maple Recipes from Maine Cooks and Chefs Written and Compiled by Elizabeth G. Hodgkins A Message from a past President Just the thought of pure Maine maple syrup brings to mind years gone by for many of us. Maybe the memory is the steamy aroma of a pot of boiling sap on the kitchen stove, or perhaps a trip to a local sugarhouse for a fresh taste straight from the evaporator, or grandma’s pancakes drizzled with the

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Recipes from “A Modern Pioneer”

The maple treats below come from The Maple Sugar Book, written by Maine’s famous “Good Life” philosophers, Helen and Scott Nearing. (Reprinted with Mrs. Nearing’s permission) Maple Apple Sauce One cup Maine maple sugar or syrup, with half a cup of water, should be brought to a rolling boil in a deep pan. Then fill pan with unpeeled sections of apples. Stir up until all pieces are coated with syrup. Cook only long enough to tenderize apples. The slices remain

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Traditional Recipes

Maple-Mustard Barbecue Sauce 2 tablespoons Dijon-style prepared mustard or other strong mustard 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 garlic clove, crushed through a press 1 teaspoon cracked black pepper 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves, crushed 1/3 cup Maine maple syrup 1/3 cup peanut oil or other bland oil Maple-Mustard Glaze for Ham or Roast Pork Follow the recipe above, but omit the oil and add 2 tablespoons grated lemon rind. Crisp Edged Maple Oatmeal Cookies 6 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup Maine

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