maple sugar


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ma·ple sug·ar

sucrose extracted from the sap of the sugar maple, Acer saccharinum.
Synonym(s): saccharum canadense
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I'll also pick up some maple sugar. My daughter loves this treat and thinks it the perfect gift to bring to her German host family during a musical exchange this coming summer.
This year, his first in the Legislature, he doubled his maple sugar production, a bit of a surprise since the Maine Legislature meets from January to April or June, depending on the year--and sugaring is possible only in March.
The soft maple sugar candy seems to be the most popular and is often formed into the shape of maple leaves.
Until the 19th century, the major source of sugar consumed in these areas came from maple sugar trees.
There are factors other than climate involved; Canada heavily subsidizes its maple sugar industry, for instance.
Once an important activity in the Native American seasonal round, the tapping of maple trees and boiling of maple sap into maple sugar was carried out each spring in all parts of the state.
Attendees enjoyed great food at the Sugar Shack Lac Beauport where they learned the culture of maple sugar making.
* Maple sugar candy, honey w/comb, gum, dried fruit (apples, grapes, etc.)
Here, against all odds, Vanier confesses his deep and ongoing happiness, his love of his friends and his gratitude for simple gifts from home of maple sugar and chocolate.
To survive, everyone must help with the hard work, such as scraping a smelly moose hide, child care, carrying water, and the harvesting and processing of wild rice and maple sugar. The tribe is on the cusp of change.
Maple Sugared Pecans 3 cups Pecan halves 1 Egg white, large, at room temperature, lightly beaten 1/2 cup Maple sugar, granulated, or white or brown sugar 1/4 tsp.