Friday, March 9, 2007

proof that silver maples can be tapped....

...and believe me, it is JUST as yummy as any old sugar maple tree sap!

sitting in my kitchen are 2 cups of maple syrup boiled down from tree sap (it takes 40 gallons of sap to make 1 gallon of syrup). this is my first attempt at tapping our trees and i'm quite pleased so far.

also, our doe kidded last week and is freshened!!! i have missed our fresh milk so this is a joyous day indeed.


Maria said...

Mmmmm, those both look delicious!!

Lilli & Nevada said...

WOw you have a lot of ambition. GOod for you

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