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Maple Fudge Graham Cracker Cookies

Maple Fudge Graham Cracker Cookies

Today I am sharing a recipe for maple fudge graham cracker cookies as part of our monthly "10 Minute Ideas" series. Before we go any further, I have to be very honest with you. It didn't take only ten minutes. In fact, not only did it take longer, but there were a whole bunch of issues along the way. If I am being fair to myself, the actual labor is not much more than 10 minutes when totaled up. But in between, there is a whole lot of waiting. Waiting for heating up, waiting for cooling down and waiting for...

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Creamy Mapletini Martini

Creamy Mapletini Martini

It has long been known that we are crazy for maple syrup. We make it. We sell it. We eat it. We drink it. My hubby’s family has always makes “sugar on snow” which is just what is sounds like – hot maple syrup poured over fresh snow (but with a whole bunch of specific steps and temperature readings). It ends up being much like a cross between candy and ice cream. It is delicious and something everyone loves. I don't know about your, but I LOVE ice cream. It is my weakness in the sweets department. I decided to...

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5 Savory and Sweet Maple Syrup Recipes

5 Savory and Sweet Maple Syrup Recipes

Do you ever go through spurts with cooking?

I tend to do a lot of easy / quick stuff for a period of time, and then I go through a big spurt of cooking up a storm.  And what that happens, I like to experiment and try new recipes - especially when they have my favorite ingredient.  Maple syrup recipes are where I always like to experiment the most.

And this weekend, fingers crossed - we will have our first big boil for syrup.  Did you know we make our own maple syrup?

So over the next few weeks I will experimenting and most likely making a huge mess in the kitchen.

But until I come up with something new, I thought I would share some of my tried and true favorites.

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