gift basket with Vermont Farmgirl pancake mix

Vermont Pancake Mixes

Keeping Vermont pancake mixes in supply is one of my biggest headaches! I’ve switched them up and gone with different companies over the years. The problem is supply to meet the demand.  If I advertise one brand of pancake mix, someone orders it, then its not available from a distributor. That’s a real headache for me. Here’s how we’re going …

finished maple apple waffle sundae

Maple Syrup Apple Waffle Sundae

The Maple Syrup Apple Waffle Sundae recipe morphs from complex to simple in my kitchen.  I originally got this recipe from Dishing Up Vermont by Storey Publishing.  The cookbook is a compilation of recipes from around Vermont.  The Birds Nest Inn in Waterbury Center shared the original recipe that I started using and they call it Maple Apple Waffles with Ben & …

maple syrup fruit Popsicle

Maple Syrup Fruit Popsicles

Maple syrup fruit popsicles are a healthy and refreshing summer treat.  This is a simple recipe you can make with the kids that everyone will enjoy. Here’s the recipe. Below are my hints, tips, ideas and variations. Maple Syrup Fruit Popsicles Recipe 1/2 cup CBF Maple Syrup, grade of  your choice 2 large pink grapefruits 2 peaches, pitted, sliced and …

Maple Walnut Scones

The Recipe Background The following recipe was received from a customer years ago and I wish I could find the original email to give her the proper credit for sharing. The following is what she had to say about the recipe in her own words. This recipe is for Maple Walnut Scones. It is a fun bread making, family activity …

Maple Pudding Cake

The Background This recipe was first introduced to our family years ago by Aunt Suzie.  This is a real quick dish that everyone I’ve served has thoroughly enjoyed.  Its best with a little cream on top and served warm. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups flour 2 tsp. baking powder 3/4 cup milk 3/4 cup water 3/4 cup sugar 1/4 tsp. salt …

Perfect Maple Dumplings

We enjoy maple dumplings in the sugarhouse during the sugaring season. It’s a yearly tradition and a favorite treat that all of my family looks forward to every year. I’m not sure if it’s the dumplings or that Armande, a very dear family friend visits to make them herself. Either way, this is a special day of the year for …

Maple Pumpkin/Squash Bread

The Background This maple pumpkin/squash bread recipe is one I’ve been making for years. Usually, I use squash as it has a real pronounced flavor over pumpkin. I also have a lot of squash leftover from dinners in the fall and this is a good way to use it up. I’ve also been known to use sweet potato or mashed …

Maple Cream Pie

Maple Cream Pie Background This maple cream pie recipe comes from the wall of the Creamery Restaurant in Danville, VT. Our grandma, an experienced holiday baker, reworked the pudding by using the microwave. This is a simple recipe to make and I’ve made it many times for holidays. I like to use Very Strong Dark Taste/Baking or End of Season maple …

Meats

Adding a little maple syrup to grilled meat recipes instead of brown sugar or honey is an easy way to change a favorite recipe. I like using the darker grades for meat. There are several really good meat marinades and grilling sauces in our Other Vermont Products section of our online store, if you don’t have time to put one …