All right, you know this… You know I’m obsessed with maple-flavored everything. But maple syrup on a salad? Even I was hesitant. There I was, enjoying Parents’ Weekend at my daughter’s college more than any parent has a right to. Well, maybe I actually do have a right to be overly elated that she’s finally at […]
I’m a New England homesteader and the author of Sweet Maple: How to make maple products & bake with them. Naturally. (In print this fall.) I’m a wife to my high school sweetheart, mom to four daughters, and ardent fan of all things maple-flavored. I’m blessed to live in an old farmhouse, by a mountain lake, on acres of stone walls and sugar maples. The floorboards creak, the barn roof sags, and the rocky land seems unforgiving. Yet it is perfect. Because here our family has started living a more sustainable life, focused on simple joys.