Maple Balsamic Glazed Pork Chops

PORK CHOPS:    •    4 bone-in, center-cut pork chops    •    olive oil    •    salt and pepper to taste MAPLE BALSAMIC GLAZE:    •    1/4 cup maple syrup    •    3-4 Tbsp balsamic vinegar    •    2 Tbsp beef broth    •    1 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard    •    1 clove garlic smashed    •    1 sprig fresh rosemary    •    1 sprig fresh thyme    •    salt and pepper to taste MAKE THE GLAZE:    •    In a small saucepan, combine all glaze ingredients.  Heat over MED heat until Read More…

Maple Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble

Crumble:1 1/2 cups rolled oats1 stick unsalted butter1/2 cup maple sugar Filling:1 1/2 cups strawberries2 cups rhubarb (cut into 1/2 inch pieces)1 cup maple sugar1/3 cup flour Mix filling with your hands having all the maple sugar and flour rubbed in with the fruit.Combine crumble ingredients and sprinkle on top of uncooked filling. Place in Read More…

Lemon Blueberry Maple Muffins

2 1/4 cups flour2 1/2 tsp baking powder1/2 tsp salt1 cup maple sugar2 eggs, room temperature 1/4 cup milk1/4 cup sour cream2 tsp Lemon extract1/2 cup maple syrup2 cups of blueberriesBake at 350° for 35 minutesSprinkle with maple sugar

Maple Raspberry Jam

With the Raspberries and Blueberries in the garden booming you can turn it into Jam!1 lb- about 3 cups of Raspberries2/3 cup maple sugarMix together the raspberries and maple sugar in a saucepanOver low to medium heat cook the mixture, stirring constantlyKeep stirring or your mixture will burnAbout 15-20 minutes later the mixture should a Read More…

Grilled Maple Marinated Chicken

8 Chicken Breasts or Bone in Chicken3 Tablespoons garlic powder1/2 cup maple syrup1/4 cup maple sugar3 Tablespoons Dijon Mustard4 Tablespoons Lemon JuiceSalt and Pepper for tasteIn a ziplock bag place thawed chicken with all other ingredientsSeal the bag and shakeLeave in the refrigerator for 4-8 hoursPlace on the grill and enjoy!

Maple Fries & dipping sauce

Cut potatoes into fry shapesSeason with salt and pepper and oilPlace on a baking sheet and bake at 450 degrees until crispyOnce fries are doneSprinkle Maple Garlic rub over friesMaple dipping sauce:1/2 cup mayonnaise1/4 cup yellow mustard4 TBSP maple sugar4 TBSP maple syrupMix and serve on the side

Maple Cinnamon French Toast

Mix together 6 eggs, 1/4 cup maple sugar, 2 TBSP vanilla extract, 1 TBSP maple syrupDip both sides of bread in the mixturePut a piece of butter in a medium heated skilletPlace dipped bread on the stove and flip when cookedRepeat for each sliceTop with maple syrup

Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie

Makes 6 servings 1 tablespoon vegetable oil1 onion, chopped1 carrot, peeled and chopped1 pound ground pork3/4 cup chicken broth1/4 cup maple syrup1 tablespoon tomato paste1 teaspoon fresh rosemary chopped1 cup frozen peas2 pounds sweet potatoes and parsnips pealed and cut into chunks (we use 2 medium-sized potatoes and 2 parsnips)2 tablespoons unsalted butter2 ounces goat cheese1/4 cup heavy Read More…

Maple Old-Fashioned

Makes 1 drink 2 oz Gin 4 dashes of orange bitters 1 orange peel 1 Tsp Maple Sugar Muddle orange peel with the maple sugar and orange bitters. Fill the glass with ice cubes. Add the gin.  

Tap & Tonic

Makes 1 drink 1 Sprig of Rosemary 1 3″ piece of orange peel  2 Tsp Maple Syrup 2 oz Gin (shaken) Muddle rosemary with  orange peel and maple syrup in a shaker. Then add gin and ice, shake for 20 seconds, and strain into a highball glass filled with ice. Top the glass up with chilled tonic water, Read More…