What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness?
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Maple Syrup: Taste of Wonder

Maple Syrup: Taste of Wonder

Dec 29, 2021-- "But sometime in February, just when we grew restless and a little weary from the lack of color all winter, from the scarves, boots, shovels, and crockpot stews, we'd feel the flurries of my favorite type of snow: a sugar snow, thick and heavy, hugging the base of the sugarbush--what a forest of sugar maples made for tapping is called--while keeping the roots cool enough that they don't start developing leaves just yet..." What follows is an excerpt from writer Aimee Nezhukumatathil's "Taste of Wonder" column. (2250 reads)

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