Maple Syrup — Summer Maintenance

Maple Syrup — Summer Maintenance

The MapleWorxz Summer Routine The post Maple Syrup season is a time for making the changes before next years season to ensure greater efficiency and lets face it — more fun for everyone. This year we received our Michigan Department of Agriculture inspection...
Maple Syrup: Snapshot of our Tradition

Maple Syrup: Snapshot of our Tradition

The 2019 season entailed 800 taps and over 10,000 gallons of maple sap in four weeks of gathering and boiling to make syrup. Our best day gathered 1600 gallons of sap and there were several more that were close. We produced 265 gallons of Grade A Maple Syrup in both...
New Label Designs

New Label Designs

The MapleWorxz family has been reviewing and discussing the new label designs that Bill Kleist of Identity Creative  https://identitycreative.com has created. This label is one for the round faced bottles and jars and we also have a wrap-around label for the larger...
Candied Maple Bacon

Candied Maple Bacon

  A Bacon lovers delight! 1 Pound 1/4 inch sliced bacon1/2 Cup Brown Sugar1/2 Cup Maple Syrup Preheat Oven to 325 degrees FLine two flat cookie sheets with rims with wax paperSprinkle the Brown Sugar in a shallow long panPour the Maple Syrup in another shallow...
A New Evaporator Hearth!

A New Evaporator Hearth!

Having the original evaporator hearth that my father purchased in 1949 which made syrup for countless years, we decided to rebuild the hearth. With the old hearth as a template, we engaged Sunrise Metal Company in Indiana to make the front and back airtight doors and...