Category Archives: Maple Syrup

Maple Sap to Maple Syrup Conversion.

Most of the time when I am talking with people about pure maple syrup from maple sap, the question of how much sap does it take comes up.  Then I tell them that it depends on the sugar content of the sap that the tree is dripping out, so I made the following chart.  This…
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Sap Season?

Half way through January I posted that sap season was coming soon.  I had no idea that we would start a lot later this year.  We just put our first taps in the trees today!  Hopefully we will still have a decent season with many sap runs.  I continue to be amazed at the process…
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Sap Season is Almost Here!!!

Well, it is almost that time of year again where we can sneak a little sap out of the maple trees while they refill with carbohydrates to start leaf production.  We are excited about sap season at the Dunham Homestead because we use the sweetener a lot.  We love that it is all natural with…
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Let’s Get This Party Started

OK,.... Here is the first official post to Dunham Homestead Blessings.  I have never been a very good writer, as evident by my shorter than usual stay at The United States Military Academy (West Point).  Cow (junior) English and I did not get along very well, but here I am in Ohio 12 years later…
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