How to Make Maple Syrup step-by-step » SoulyRested
So, I’m still learning how to make maple syrup. I’m still messing up almost daily. But wow, I’m not sure that I’ve ever enjoyed such amazingly delicious, oh-so-sweet byproducts of my failures. Two years’ worth of failures have actually taught me a lot about backyard maple syrup making. (Heck, I’ve been homeschooling my daughters for […]
We had a really busy weekend boiling the sap. Waiting around for the boil to start. Here the sap is really boiling, you can see the evaporation of the water. The sap/syrup is ready to go to the finishing pot....
How to Make Maple Syrup. Getting the Sap to Become Syrup.
Maple syrup! I've done it! I've made Maple Syrup with my own bare hands. My own Little House in the Big Woods, slightly stumpy hands. And I'm going to teach you how to make maple syrup too. Skip right to the Quick Guide. If you're here because you want to
How to Make Maple Syrup
Before the maple syrup sogs up pancakes, it's just clear sap sitting in sap sacks. Jack Schmidling documents the process, which started last winter (sap flow needs freezing temperatures) and has now entered the boiling and jarring phases. He heats the sap until it reaches half the concentration of syrup, then cools and reduces the liquid to reach actual syrup consistency. This year, Schmidling tapped sap from 23 silver maple trees. [via Neatorama]...
Making Your Own Maple Syrup: Part 2 - From Sap To Syrup
Last week we wrote about tapping our trees to make our own maple syrup. This week we wanted to share our process for turning the sap into syrup! Supplies Outdoor burner or fryer with thermometer Propane tank 5-gallon bucket of sap Fine mesh sieve/strainer 1 quart measuring cup Pot for finishing syrup inside Cheesecloth or coffee filters Bottle(s) for finished syrup Process 1) Gather your supplies. Place your bucket of sap where it is easily accessible. Light your outdoor burner and get it…
How to Make Maple Syrup Lip Balm - Humblebee & Me
As a Canadian it is my patriotic duty to try to incorporate maple syrup into as many things as I can manage. Today’s thing is lip balm, and it is lovely. This taffy coloured maple syrup lip balm is creamy, … Continue reading →