This is Dianna's final installment in a 3-part series about tapping, boiling & bottling maple syrup from trees in her urban neighborhood in Saratoga Springs, NY. In this post, Dianna runs through the process of boiling & bottling her 2011 batch.
This is part two in Dianna's DIY Maple Syrup Series. In this post, Christina tagged along w/ Dianna's husband while he tapped a few trees in their Downtown Saratoga neighborhood. There are many techniques shown w/ a simple drill, spile & sap bucket!
Dianna and her family make their own maple syrup from trees around their urban neighborhood in Downtown Saratoga Springs, NY. This is the first of a three part series. Second post, is a photo diary of tapping technique. Final is the boil & bottling.
This tasty winter treat is made from my neighbors' kumquats and some maple syrup gifted to me by a friend from up north. The flavors are delicious together and make a great marmalade for toast or to put with cheeses!
Christina details her love for cranberry season by sharing an easy cranberry preserve with maple syrup, clementines, lemon zest & freshly ground ginger root. She also gives a tip about freezing your ginger root for easier grating.