maple

Maple syrup is a New Englander's delicious answer to a local sweetener. Pair these gluten-free cookies with some hot cocoa for a tasty winter treat. GLUTEN-FREE MAPLE GINGER COOKIESfrom My Sweet Life and Justamere Tree Farm 2 Cups + 2 Tbs. almond flour1 tsp. baking soda1 tsp. ground cinnamon1/2 tsp. ground cloves3 tsp. ground ginger or fresh-grated organic ginger1/2 tsp. sea salt1 stick butter1/2 cup Justamere's Maple Sugar4 Tbs. crganic blackstrap molasses2 farm fresh eggs Preheat oven to 375°F. Whisk together flour, baking soda, ground cinnamon, ground cloves, ground ginger, maple sugar and sea salt and set aside. Cream together butter and molasses until light and fluffy and then...
MAPLE BREAD PUDDINGfrom the FarmPlate Kitchen6 cups one-inch bread cubes (about 1 pound) — Red Hen's Pain au Levain is perfect here 1 cup dark raisins or frozen sour cherries — try Middlebury Natural Foods Co-op!2½ cups half-and-half from your favorite local dairy6 cage-free eggs ¾ cup dark amber maple syrup* 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract1 teaspoon ground cinnamon Pinch of grated nutmeg ½ cup chopped pecans or almonds (optional) Vermont Creamery mascarpone or Wilcox Dairy vanilla ice cream, to serve *Tip: Look for a grade A dark amber or even a grade B maple syrup. The darker color indicates a stronger maple flavor, which only adds to the richness of the recipe. Generously butter a 2-...
Since 1977 the Capital City Farmers Market has served as a favorite Vermont gathering place for local producers and devoted foodies on Saturdays from May to November. Come December, market junkies used to have to go cold turkey. But not anymore. Now in its third season, Montpelier's winter market welcomes eager shoppers on the first and third Saturdays of each month. Fresh meats and cured sausages, farmhouse cheeses, still-warm artisan breads, irresistible baked goods, maple products, micro greens, root veggies of every color and shape, fiber arts, conga drums, one-of-a-kind t-shirts . . . the list goes on and on. More than 25 central Vermont food producers and craftspeople will set up...