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Thinking Maple Syrup

I have had maple syrup on the mind lately. It is getting on to the time of year when trees pour forth the sugary goodness and we spend long hours observing the alchemy that takes place over the flaming arch of the evaporator. So let us talk maple syrup. Perhaps you have heard the health foodies say that grade B Maple Syrup is the best. Dark, flavorful and full of all sorts of good trace minerals and vitamins. Well, sadly there will no longer be a grade B. Now before you start weeping tears of sadness for the loss of a great thing, let me clarify. Grade B no longer exists as a grade as the system has changed. Grades are now based on the taste and color of the syrup, dark hefty flavors not bei

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