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New England Maple Excursions On Tap

Posted on February 19, 2016

  Article & Photos by Jacqueline Bennett   Wicked cold temperatures finally arrived throughout New England this month but not before 2016 brought near record wintertime warmth, and caused maple sap to start flowing the first part of January in parts of Connecticut. The anticipated result is a banner year for maple production in the Nutmeg State where more than thirty sugarhouses are operated.   In Connecticut, the Hebron Maple Festival is a growing event slated for March 19-20. There will be sugarhouse tours, live music, face painting, demonstrations and a quilt show. Up in Windsor, the 27th Annual Pancake Breakfast will be hosted by the Friends of Northwest Park in March – for details call 860-285-1886. At Lyman High School in Lebanon…

Mom’s Recipe Box: “Mike’s Waffles”

Posted on October 24, 2014

                          “Mike’s Waffles”   I am not a cook, but I love to make breakfast with my Father’s Day gift from my daughters; a waffle iron. For my contribution to Nana’s Recipe Box, I will show you how to make a great breakfast favorite at the Larned’s: “Mike’s Waffles.” – Mike Larned                             INGREDIENTS 1 and one third cup flour; 4 t baking powder; one half t salt; 2 t sugar; 2 eggs-separated; one half cup butter – melted; 1 and three fourths cups 2 percent milk; Comte’s New Hampshire Maple Syrup     PREPARATION Whisk together dry ingredients; separate…

Mom’s Recipe Box: “Maryann’s Mixology” Autumn Cider/Beer

Posted on September 26, 2014

                           “Maryann’s Mixology” I love the Summer, but the Fall Season has so much to offer too. I like the colorful leaves; jeans and a sweatshirt; orange pumpkins and yellow mums; picking apples and drinking fall beers/ciders! Nana loved the Big E. Last weekend I went to the Big E and sampled some ciders/beers. Yummmmm, I had to try and recreate my unforgettable experience with one particular beer. – Maryann Larned             INGREDIENTS  2 bottles of Woodchuck Fall Beer; one eighth cup of Comte’s Pure Maple Syrup (Grade B); one half t sugar; one half t cinnamon; one half t pumpkin pie spice        …