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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An Evaluation of Iconographic and Written Sources in the Study of a Traditional Technology: Maple Sugar Making.
The soft maple sugar candy seems to be the most popular and is often formed into the shape of maple leaves.
New Hampshire Maple Weekend is just a great opportunity for people to gather the children, grab the camera and experience the sights, smells and tastes of what New Hampshire's maple sugar producers have to offer," said Barbara Lassounde, spokesperson for the New Hampshire Maple Producers Association and author of "Maple Sugaring in New Hampshire.
Maple syrup and maple sugar are among the oldest agricultural products produced in the United States.
The aptly named sugar maple (Acer saccharum) is the primary source of the sweet sap used to make maple syrup and maple sugar.
Its lumber is the most prized of the North American commercial species of maple, its leaves are the most spectacular in the fall, and its sap is used to produce the delicious maple sugar and maple syrup.
RCN is also a sponsor of Maple Sugar Days at Brookwood Farm on March 8 from 11:00 a.
The Discover Vermont storefront sign, for example, was designed by a local firm and depicts the progression through the seasons: from ski season to maple sugar season to haying season and right on through to harvest time.
Ages ago they used maple sugar to sustain themselves through harsh winters.
Look for Gibert's Gallicized versions of steamers, oysters, mussels, scallops, fish, chicken, corn-on-the-cob and coleslaw plus strawberry rhubarb crumb with maple sugar ice cream for dessert, all for $25 per person (add lobster for $11 extra).
Thus did an 1844 Vermont almanac entreat its readers to boycott West Indies white sugar, made by slaves, in favor of maple sugar created by the hands of New England farmers.
Products include hand-crafted items such as beeswax candles, holiday decorations, reproductions of vintage toys and games, books, pottery, and maple sugar candy.