Matt got new tires on the trailer yesterday, and last night we put the rest of the lower unit on. Today was the day. Continue reading
About two weeks ago, I tested a recipe for the one and only Hank Shaw. He put out the call on a Facebook page I’m a part of, and sent me the recipe to test via email. It may appear in his upcoming cookbook, Buck, Buck, Moose. Continue reading
Time for a big, 2+ week catch-all.
So I’ve been remiss in posting lately. Reticent, reluctant, reclusive. Turkey season has even come and gone with nary a peep. So what’s up?
Saturday morning, I got up, had my coffee, and hopped in the car as Matt headed off to his office’s event. He headed east toward his office, and I drove over towards the west side of town. I had a Fly Fishing 101 class to attend. Continue reading
So, in the wake of our first sugar season, we have roughly 2 gallons of syrup. Much of it will be gifted, I’m sure- not even Matt can eat that many pancakes. Continue reading
I love molasses. I love the savory/bitter/sweetness of it. So, naturally, I also love the “maple molasses” we ended up with as a result of not monitoring the temperature of our first batch of maple syrup closely enough. I’ll probably put it right on pancakes, and I also plan to bake with it. But the first idea that struck me was to make it into barbecue sauce.
The weekend of the 20th, we began boiling down our maple sap. Our first set up was a simple stock pot over our propane turkey fryer, and it stayed that way for another week
I was excited enough about two things to post an update.
With the way Matt’s work is going lately, we had to find something close to home to do this past weekend. And this time, we took that very literally.