Maple Cream

Maple Cream

Also called maple butter, maple cream is a light and spreadable maple product with only one ingredient – maple syrup! The process begins in a similar fashion to making snow candy but the final result is very different. This delicious spread can be added to...
Snow Candy

Snow Candy

Also known as Maple Taffy, Sugar on Snow, and tire d’érable, snow candy is an old recipe that was first practiced by indigenous tribes long before Europeans came to North America. The tradition of making this simple, homemade treat was passed on to settlers...
A Sugarmaker’s Tools

A Sugarmaker’s Tools

Buckets, spile, and a mallet carved from wood; a hand operated auger; horses and wagons to haul sap; piles of firewood to boil the sap; and a large kettle in which to boil it. These were the tools of the sugarmaker in 1900. The term, “Sugarmaker”, is used...