Slow Roasted Almonds

Ingredients: 1 lb. fresh, whole almonds (about 3 1/2 cups) 1/4 c. plus 1 Tbs. Garlic Olive Oil 2 tsp. Himalayan Fine Sea Salt (or to taste) 1/4 c. fresh rosemary leaves, plus 1 Tbs. as an   optional garnish Preparation:  Preheat an oven to 300°F.   Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. In a     […]

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Rosemary Steamed Stuffing

INGREDIENTS: 4 c. bread, cubed and toasted 3 eggs 1 c. milk or heavy cream 1/4 c. minced celery 1/4 c. minced onions 3 Tbs. Rosemary Olive Oil 1/4 c. chopped mushrooms 1/4 tsp. rubbed sage 6 oz. roasted turkey breast, cooled & sliced thin 3 oz. or approx. 5 slices prosciutto EVOO to drizzle […]

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Using Maple Syrup for Cooking

How do I use maple syrup for cooking? Pure maple syrup can be used as a healthy alternative to sugar in a variety of dishes, such as desserts and baked goods (pies and cakes, just to name a few). The natural sweetener also adds depth and complexity to a wide range of entrees, and can […]

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Spicy Bourbon Barrel Maple Chicken Wings

Ingredients: 12 chicken wings 1/4 cup sugar chalet bourbon barrel aged maple syrup 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar 2 tablespoons course ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/4 teaspoon ancho chile powder 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1/2 teaspoon finley graded ginger (optional) 2 tablespoons finely chopped chives Preparation: PREHEAT VEGETABLE OIL TO 375°F. […]

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10 Things That Go Great with Maple Syrup (Other Than Pancakes!)

Vanilla Ice Cream If you’re going to drench your vanilla ice cream in a syrup, go with maple. Chocolate and strawberry toppings will always be available at the ice cream parlor, so opt for something different when enjoying an at-home treat Bacon Most people have already experienced the joys of maple syrup on bacon, usually […]

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Grilled Salmon with Spicy Bourbon Maple Glaze

Ingredients: 2 center cut salmon fillets (6oz each) 1/4 cup sugar chalet bourbon barrel aged maple syrup 1 tablespoon of your favorite hot sauce 1/4 teaspoon cayenne peppers fresh or dried (optional) 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1 small clove fresh garlic minced 2 tablespoons chopped parsley 1 tablespoon kosher salt Preparation: PREHEAT GRILL. Mix together Bourbon […]

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Substituting Maple Syrup for Granulated Sugar

How to Substitute Pure Maple Syrup for Granulated Sugar Here’s how to substitute: When cooking with pure Vermont maple syrup, substitute 3/4 to one cup of maple syrup for every one cup of granulated white sugar. Decrease the liquid in your recipe by 2 to 4 tablespoons for each cup of syrup used. Add 1/4 […]

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Tofu Stir Fry

Say the words Tofu Stir-Fry. Eyes will roll and children will snicker. But add smoked maple syrup, and you best be considering a double batch! 1 block extra firm tofu, cubed 1 carrot 1/2 onion 1 stick celery 1 clove garlic ½ cup snap peas Olive oil Sesame oil Soy sauce Mince the onion, garlic, celery and ½ […]

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Buffet Ham

1 spiral cut type ham smoked maple syrup  Throw out the packet of sauce mix that came with the ham. Drizzle ham with smoked maple syrup, and heat. Best Sunday buffet dish ever.

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Smoke Soaked Venison Tenderloin

(1)  2-3 lb. piece of venison backstrap tenderloin smoked maple syrup salt & pepper Generously salt the meat, then put it in a zip lock storage bag with enough smoked maple syrup to cover and let marinate in the refrigerator for 24 hours. Add freshly ground pepper and grill over a hardwood charcoal fire for […]

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