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First Ohio maple syrup

Maple syrup

We picked just the right time to tap the sugar maple just outside our back door. Twenty-four hours later, the two-gallon bucket was nearly full!

When tapping in Virginia, I couldn't taste any sweetness in our maple sap, but here the sugars are more condensed and are evident even in liquid straight from the tree. After boiling down a gallon and a half of sap, we ended up with half a cup of quality maple syrup. Just in time for Mark's weekend pancakes!

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I bet it's sure is good. I've always wanted to Make maple syrup but we have only two maples o our property so its not worth tapping. Maybe one day I will have property with more trees. I'll keep dreaming. Jenw~

Comment by bleueaugust Wed Feb 21 21:05:07 2018

One very unique homestead, $1,500 per acre, the opportunity of a lifetime